This expert volume in the Diagnostic Pathology series is an excellent point-of-care resource for practitioners at all levels of experience and training. Covering all areas of neoplastic and nonneoplastic diseases of the digestive tract and accessory organs such as the pancreas and liver, it incorporates the most recent clinical, pathological, and molecular knowledge in the field to provide a comprehensive overview of all key issues relevant to today’s practice. Richly illustrated and easy to use, Diagnostic Pathology: Hepatobiliary and Pancreas is a one-stop reference for accurate, complete pathology reports, ideal as a day-to-day reference or as a reliable training resource.
Analyzes hundreds of diagnoses, each of which include critical diagnostic information such as definitions, epidemiology, clinical presentation, macro- and microscopic features, differential diagnoses, and pathologic interpretation pearls.
Features thorough updates throughout, including novel immunohistochemical markers and other ancillary techniques (such as BAP1, INSM1, Rb, albumin in situ hybridization) that play an increasingly critical role in improving diagnoses
Addresses recent advances in molecular pathology—new diagnostic, immunohistochemical, molecular, and genetic techniques used for diagnosis, as well as new details about the genesis and activity of tumors in the liver, pancreas, and biliary systems
Includes details from the 2019 WHO Classification of Tumors of the Digestive System regarding important changes to diagnostic techniques, identification of new variants of cancers, and immunohistochemical markers and ancillary techniques that improve diagnosis and treatment options
Reflects recent WHO updates and updates from the AJCC’s 8th Edition Cancer Staging Manual such as new terminology, new grading of neuroendocrine tumors and neuroendocrine carcinomas, and characteristic molecular alterations in hepatocellular adenoma, cholangiocarcinoma, and other tumors
Uses a templated page layout, bulleted text, and a generous number of high-quality images to help practicing and in-training pathologists reach a confident diagnosis
Includes the enhanced eBook version, which allows you to search all text, figures, and references on a variety of devices