More Details about Sternbergs Diagnostic Surgical Pathology Two-Volume Set 5th Edition

General Information  
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearAugust 2009


Completely updated, the Fifth Edition of this standard-setting two-volume reference presents the most advanced diagnostic techniques and the latest information on all currently known disease entities. More than 90 preeminent surgical pathologists offer expert advice on the diagnostic evaluation of every type of specimen from every anatomic site. The Fifth Edition contains over 4,400 full-color photographs. This edition provides detailed coverage of the latest developments in the field, including new molecular and immunohistochemical markers for diagnosis and prognosis of neoplasia, improved classification systems for diagnosis and prognosis, the role of pathology in new diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, and the recognition of new entities or variants of entities. Where appropriate updated World Health Organization (WHO) terminology has been employed for tumor diagnosis. A few of the many specific changes include: An update on the serrated adenoma and serrated carcinoma pathway Virtually new chapters on salivary gland, larynx, blood vessels, heart, non-melanocytic skin tumors, and placenta Complete updates of the lymph node and bone marrow chapters incorporating the new WHO terminology An expanded discussion of the molecular biology of thyroid neoplasia All full-color illustrations have been color-balanced to dramatically improve image quality. A companion Website will include the fully searchable text and an image bank.

Key Features:-

  • Detailed coverage of new developments in the field since publication of Fourth Edition, including: -
  • A few of the many content changes include: -- an update on the serrated adenoma and serrated carcino
  • Updated World Health Organization (WHO) terminology for tumor diagnosis is used where appropriate
  • All full-color illustrations have been color-balanced by the editor to dramatically improve image qu