Diagnostic Pathology: Thoracic, 3rd Edition

Authors :
David Suster & Mari Mino-Kenudson & Saul Suster
This expert volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series is an excellent point-of-care resource for practitioners at all levels of experience and training. Covering all areas of thoracic pathology, it incorporates the most recent clinical, pathologic, a ...view more
This expert volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series is an excellent point-of-care resource for practitioners at all levels of experience and training. Covering all areas of thoracic pathology, it incorporates the most recent clinical, pathologic, and molecular knowledge in this challenging field to provide a comprehensive overview of all key issues relevant to today’s practice. Richly illustrated and easy to use, the third edition of Diagnostic Pathology: Thoracic is a one-stop reference for accurate, rapid, and complete pathology reports—ideal as a day-to-day reference or as a reliable training resource. 
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This expert volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series is an excellent point-of-care resource for practitioners at all levels of experience and training. Covering all areas of thoracic pathology, it incorporates the most recent clinical, pathologic, and molecular knowledge in this challenging field to provide a comprehensive overview of all key issues relevant to today’s practice. Richly illustrated and easy to use, the third edition of Diagnostic Pathology: Thoracic is a one-stop reference for accurate, rapid, and complete pathology reports—ideal as a day-to-day reference or as a reliable training resource. 

Key Features
  • Provides a clear framework for a better understanding of the clinical and histopathologic appearances of pulmonary, pleural, and mediastinal entities 

  • Features an updated chapter on severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) pneumonia with current knowledge, statistics, and pathophysiology on COVID-19, including new images that encompass the radiology, gross pathology, and histopathology of the disease 

  • Includes updated criteria, terminology, and classifications for a wide range of tumors from the 2021 World Health Organization Classification of Tumors of the Lung, Pleura, Thymus and Heart, reflecting changes to currently used terminologies for adenocarcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, neuroendocrine tumors, mesothelioma, soft tissue tumors, benign tumors, and more 

  • Covers the recent explosion of molecular genetic information, including new Molecular Pathology sections with new information on the genetic underpinnings of diseases 

  • Specifies genetic mutation types associated with each tumor and covers numerous types of molecular tests, including next-generation sequencing studies and how the specific genetic alterations are used to differentiate disease and aid in diagnosis 

  • Features over 3,900 high-quality images, including histologic images, gross pathology images, radiologic images, and full-color illustrations as well as more than 750 additional online-only images to help practicing and in-training pathologists reach a confident diagnosis 

  • Contains multiple recent consensus clinical practice guidelines for thoracic disease diagnosis, including those for molecular genetic testing and predictive biomarker testing from the College of American Pathologists, the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, and the Association for Molecular Pathology 

  • Employs consistently templated chapters, bulleted content, key facts, and annotated images for quick, expert reference at the point of care 

  • Includes the enhanced eBook version, which allows you to search all text, figures, and references on a variety of devices 


Author Information
By David Suster, MD,, Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology, Rutgers University Hospital, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey ; Mari Mino-Kenudson, M.D., Director, Pulmonary Pathology Service, Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts and Saul Suster, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin