This new edition of the classic gastrointestinal pathology text once again provides pathologists and gastroenterologists with a comprehensive reference tool.The pathology of the GI tract is reviewed in sections according to each anatomical part of the body, with the goal of aiding the gastroenterologist in his/her clinical decision making when treating patients.
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Morson and Dawson’s Gastrointestinal Pathology
Edited by Neil A. Shepherd, DM, FRCPath, GloucestershireCellular Pathology Laboratory, Cheltenham, UK; Bryan F.Warren, MB, ChB, FRCP (London), FRCPath, John RadcliffeHospital, Oxford, UK; Geraint T. Williams, OBE, BSc, MD,MRCR, FRCP (London), FRCPath, FMedSci, Cardiff University, Cardiff,UK; Joel K. Greenson, MD, University of Michigan MedicalSchool, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; Gregory Y. Lauwers, MD,Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston,MA, USA; and Marco R. Novelli, MB, ChB, PhD, FRCPath,University College Hospital, London, UK
Emphasizing the important role the gastrointestinal pathologistnow plays in patient management, Morson and Dawson’sGastrointestinal Pathology, 5th Edition, is acomprehensive resource for both training and practice. Thisrevision of a “gold standard” textbook reflects currentpractice, where the abundance of surgical specimens and therevolution in endoscopy has made virtually the entiregastrointestinal tract accessible to biopsy.
Generations of practitioners valued Morson and Dawson’scandid guidance, highly readable text, and abundant, high-qualityillustrations. This edition preserves those popular features and,to add an international dimension, now includes authors from NorthAmerica, the European continent, Asia, and Australia. Authors writeon their areas of expertise, with chapters organized into sevenmajor parts:
- Small Intestine
- Large Intestine
- The Anal Region
Each part opens with a chapter on normal anatomy, dissection,and relevant histology. The following chapters describe themorphology, pathogenesis, and aetiology of specific disorders andincorporate developments in molecular pathology andimmunohistochemistry. A concluding chapter in each part summarizesmiscellaneous conditions of that organ. More than 700 colour imagesthroughout the text illustrate the discussion. An associatedwebsite contains all the figures for easy downloading intopresentations.
With outstanding contributions from the world’s leadinggastrointestinal pathologists and a wealth of new information,Morson and Dawson’s Gastrointestinal Pathology,5th Edition, will serve a new generation ofgastrointestinal pathologists, gastroenterologists, andpathologists as the definitive reference for the field.
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