Immunohistochemistry has supplanted morphologic evaluation as the definitive diagnostic method for a wide array of tumor types, as it removes much subjectivity from the discipline. This book is geared toward both the resident and practitioner of anatomic pathology and is richly supplemented with histograms, algorithms, and more than 600 full-color photomicrographs, accompanied by a CD-ROM of all images.
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"The strengths of this book are the side-by-side, similarly aligned pictures with various stains, easy to understand tables, and succinct text. The atlas covers all of the major anatomic sites and related tumors. Each anatomic site has a table with all of the major tumors and the associated staining patterns, allowing readers easy and quick access to immunohistochemical interpretation in an anatomically based approach....The usefulness of this book stems from its uniqueness and high quality images. Most books on immunohistochemistry are geared more toward those in the field of immunohistochemistry and not toward the practicing pathologist. With this book, pathologists are able to see proper interpretation of mmunohistochemistry in side-by-side comparisons. There is less emphasis on the science of immunohistochemistry, and more emphasis on interpretation and its proper usage."
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Diagnostic pathology is an inherently flawed science due to the many possible interpretations of various tissues. However, the application of immunohistochemical stains as a diagnostic tool has been widely used since the 1990s as an extremely effective ancillary technique that removes much subjectivity from the practice. In fact, immunohistochemistry has supplanted simple morphologic evaluation as the definitive diagnostic method for a wide array of tumor types. This book offers a new and modern atlas-based resource for this science. Every anatomic region is covered in detail, and major diseases contain side-by-side examples of other ancillary staining techniques for comparison. The text is geared toward both the resident and practitioner of anatomic pathology and is supplemented with histograms, algorithms, and guides to the application and interpretation of uncommon antigens and immunostains. Not only is the book illustrated with more than 600 high-quality photomicrographs, but a companion CD-ROM of all images in downloadable format is included.
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Buchbeschreibung Cambridge University Press, 2009. Gebundene Ausgabe. Buchzustand: Wie neu. 712 Seiten Mit CD , Preise inkl. Mwst. ISBN: 9780521874304 Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 2183. Artikel-Nr. 969084