Comprehensive Cytopathology

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Marluce Bibbo, David C. Wilbur
Saunders/Elsevier, 2008 - MEDICAL - 1120 pages
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This best-selling book provides you with a comprehensive guide to the diagnostic applications of exfoliative and aspiration cytology. The book takes a systemic approach and covers the recognized normal and abnormal cytological findings encountered in a particular organ. Appropriate histopathological correlations and a consideration of the possible differential diagnosis accompany the cytological findings. The book is lavishly illustrated, making it the perfect practical resource for daily reference in the laboratory.

  • Provides an accessible guide to diagnostic investigation and screening.
  • Includes a summary of major diagnostic criteria and discusses the pitfalls and limitations of cytology.
  • Utilizes a consistent chapter structure to make finding the answers you need quick and easy.


  • Provides updates to crucial chapters to keep you on top of the latest diagnosis and techniques.
  • Access the full text online and download images from Expert Consult for use in electronic presentations.
  • Incorporates differential diagnosis tables for easy comparison/contrast of diagnoses.
  • Offers more than 1800 full-color images depicting a full range of normal and abnormal findings.
  • Discusses new concepts on molecular basis of neoplasia.
  • Explores the role of cytogenetics in cancer development.

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Contents

Basic Cytogenetics and the Role of Genetics in Cancer Development
23
Cytologic Screening Programs
47
Evaluation of the Sample in Smears and LiquidBased Preparations
65
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