Thurlbeck's Pathology of the Lung

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William M. Thurlbeck, Andrew Churg
Thieme, 2005 - Medical - 1157 pages
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Thurlbeck's cornerstone textbook and reference on pulmonary pathology returns in a brand new edition! Updated with the latest advances in the field, this book will help you:

  • Save time with all-inclusive coverage of neoplastic, non-neoplastic, infectious, occupational/environmental, and developmental pathologies
  • Learn how molecular biology provides a greater understanding of lung development
  • Gain new insights into the diagnosis of neoplastic and non-neoplastic lung disease *Find pertinent information on clinical features, epidemiology, and pathogenetic mechanisms of lung disease

Comprehensive in its scope and authoritative in its scholarship, Thurlbeck's Pathology of the Lung is a virtual one-volume encyclopedia written by a 'who's who'of specialists. It is the one text that no pathologist, pulmonologist, or resident in either specialty can afford to be without.

  

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Contents

The Normal Lung
1
Lung Growth and Development
39
Quantitative Anatomy of the Lung
85
Lung Biopsy Lung Resection and Autopsy Lung Specimens Handling and Diagnostic Limitations
95
Special Techniques
109
Pulmonary Disorders in the Neonate Infant and Child
119
Bacterial Infections of the Lungs and Upper Airways
173
Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Infections of the Lung
219
ChurgStrauss Syndrome Microscopic Polyangiitis and Other Forms of Pulmonary Vasculitis
391
Carcinoma of the Lung
413
Uncommon Tumors of the Lung
481
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
535
Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias
563
Other Diffuse Lung
601
Chronic Airflow Obstruction
675
Lung Transplant Pathology
743

Viral Infections of the Respiratory Tract
249
Fungal Diseases Including Pneumocystis
283
Protozoal and Helminthic Pulmonary Disease
315
Alveolar Hemorrhage
331
Pulmonary Edema
345
Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome
355
Wegeners Granulomatosis
371
Occupational Lung Disease
769
Pulmonary Vascular Disease
863
Diseases of the Pleura
991
Diagnostic Lung Cytology
1041
Index
1079
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Professor of Pathology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

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