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Modern Immunohistochemistry

ISBN-10: 0521874300

ISBN-13: 9780521874304

Edition: 2009

Authors: Peiguo Chu, Lawrence Weiss

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Diagnostic pathology is an inherently flawed science due to the many possible interpretations of various tissues. However, the application of immunohistochemical stains as a diagnostic tool has been widely used since the 1990s as an extremely effective ancillary technique that removes much subjectivity from the practice. In fact, immunohistochemistry has supplanted simple morphologic evaluation as the definitive diagnostic method for a wide array of tumor types. This book offers a new and modern atlas-based resource for this science. Every anatomic region is covered in detail, and major diseases contain side-by-side examples of other ancillary staining techniques for comparison. The text is geared toward both the resident and practitioner of anatomic pathology and is supplemented with histograms, algorithms, and guides to the application and interpretation of uncommon antigens and immunostains. Not only is the book illustrated with more than 600 high-quality photomicrographs, but a companion CD-ROM of all images in downloadable format is included.
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Book details

List price: $142.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/27/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 712
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.840

Peiguo Chu is Chair of the Department of Pathology and Director of the Immunohistochemistry Lab at the City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA.

Modern immunohistochemistry
Skin tumors
Tumors of the head and neck
Tumors of the lung and mediastinum
Tumors of the endocrine system
Tumors of the digestive system
Tumors of the genitourinary system
Tumors of the breast
Hematopoietic tumors
Tumors of soft tissue and bone
Tumors of the central nervous system
Metastatic carcinoma of unknown primary origin