Cytology: Diagnostic Principles and Clinical Correlates

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Elsevier, Mar 13, 2020 - Medical - 688 pages

Concise yet comprehensive, Cytology: Diagnostic Principles and Clinical Correlates is a practical guide to the diagnostic interpretation of virtually any cytological specimen you may encounter. This highly useful bench manual covers all organ systems and situations in which cytology is used, including gynecologic, non-gynecologic, and FNA samples, with an in-depth differential diagnosis discussion for all major entities. As with previous editions, the revised 5th Edition focuses on practical issues in diagnosis and the use of cytology in clinical care, making it ideal for both trainee and practicing pathologists.

  • Uses easy-to-read, bulleted text to provide a quick review of key differential diagnoses, indications and methods, cytomorphologic features, clinical pearls, and tissue acquisition protocols for specific entities.
  • Includes coverage of patient management in discussions of pertinent clinical features and emphasizes clinical correlation throughout.
  • Examines the role of immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, and molecular biology in resolving difficulties in interpretation and diagnosis.
  • Features more than 550 full-color illustrations that provide a real-life perspective of a full range of cytologic findings.
  • Discusses hot topics such as new diagnostic biomarkers and their utility in differential diagnosis, the latest Bethesda System classifications/terminology, new techniques, and new adjunct tests.
  • Provides an in-depth analysis of common diagnostic pitfalls to assist with daily sign-out and reporting.
  • Includes a video on how to perform fine needle aspiration biopsy, from the patient interview and precautions to demonstration of techniques.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

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About the author (2020)

Dr. Cibas holds a medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed a residency in pathology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a fellowship in cytopathology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. He is board-certified in anatomic pathology and cytopathology. He has been recognized for his work as an educator with an Excellence in Education Award from the American Society of Cytopathology.

Dr. Ducatman is president of the Association of Pathology Chairs and sits on international, national, state and organizational committees. She also worked at Beth Israel Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ducatman was a lieutenant commander for the U.S. Public Health Service from 1992-1996 and a lieutenant commander for the U.S. Navy from 1983-1986.

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