Biopsy Interpretation of the Lung
Biopsy Interpretation Series
Biopsy Interpretation of the Lung aids pathologists in accurately evaluating disease processes. It includes detailed chapters on interstitial lung disease, lung cancer, and neuroendocrine tumors. Organized by traditional disease groups, Biopsy Interpretation of the Lung provides a solid approach to formulating surgical and medical decisions. This text is geared toward surgical pathologists, pathology residents, pathology fellows, pulmonologists, pulmonology fellows, and thoracic surgeons, and includes the latest information on the best use of immunohistochemical markers, special stains, and molecular assays to aid in more accurate and cost-efficient diagnoses.
Inhoud1. Endoscopic biopsy technique; 2. Percutaneous needle core biopsy techniques; 3. Inflammatory conditions; 4. Fungal and parasitic diseases; 5. Degenerative and metabolic disorders; 6. Interstitial lung disease; 7. Foreign bodies and artifacts; 8. Benign lung neoplasms; 9. Lung adenocarcinoma and its variants; 10. Lung squamous cell carcinoma; 11. Poorly differentiated anaplastic carcinoma of the lung; 12. Neuroendocrine carcinomas of the lung; 13. Other rare types of lung tumors; 14. Sarcomas and tumor-like conditions of the lung; 15. Lymphoid proliferations; 16. Metastatic tumors to the lungs.