Jan 142016
 

Bone Histology: An Anthropological Perspective


A broad understanding of bone and tooth microstructure is necessary for constructing the biological profile of an individual or individuals within a population. Bone Histology: An Anthropological Perspective brings together authors with extensive experience and expertise in various aspects of hard tissue histology to provide a comprehensive discussion of the application of methods, current theories, and future directions in hard tissue research related to anthropological questions.

Topics discussed include:

  • The biology underlying skeletal growth and development leading to adult skeletal morphology
  • Current research in understanding in bone modeling
  • Histological features of dental hard tissues and their utility in biological anthropology
  • Histological analysis as a means to differentiate human from nonhuman bone and for the purpose of age estimation
  • The biomechanics of cortical bone
  • Histotaphonomy and how postmortem microstructural change can be used for taphonomic inquiry
  • The application of light microscopy in paleopathology to classify pathological conditions
  • The histological study of bone tissue of archaeological origin
  • Researchers’ access to collections of bone samples with known demographic information
  • Technological aspects of hard tissue histology, including laboratory requirements and high-resolution imaging

In most cases, the physical remains of humans available to bioarchaeologists, paleopathologists, and paleontologists are limited to skeletal material. Fortunately, these hard tissues are a storehouse of information about biological processes experienced during the life of an individual. This volume provides an overview of the current state of research and potential applications in anthropology and other fields that employ a histological approach to the study of hard tissues.

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Jan 112016
 

Lippincott’s Pocket Histology (Lippincott’s Pocket Series)


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By (author): Lisa M.J. Lee PhD

Lippincott’s Pocket Histology is a go-to reference, review and study tool for histology with a strong focus on high-yield topics and presentation. It presents the essential information needed for course and board exam review in a concise, quick-reference format with tables, full-color images, and bullet-point text. The book contains multiple features identifying the clinical significance of concepts, as well as mnemonics to aid in the retention of facts. An index of terms and color-coded systems organization provide easy access to histological facts. This pocket-sized reference intuits how students typically study for exams and provides highly distilled content in one easily portable source.

Features include:

  • An introductory section on the basic principles of histology to provide a concise overview of concepts
  • Clinically significant facts for practical application
  • Over 300 full-color photomicrographs
  • Tables, diagrams, and a complete index of terms for quick reference
  • Mnemonic memory aids
  • Histological look-a-likes and tips for distinguishing among them


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Dec 192015
 

Human Oral Mucosa: Development, Structure and Function


By (author): Christopher Squier, Kim Brogden

Human Oral Mucosa: Development, Structure and Function is a new text that reflects the considerable increase in knowledge of oral mucosa that has occurred in recent years. Our understanding of the structure of oral mucosa is now established at a molecular rather than a tissue or cellular level. This in turn has revealed a level of function that was previously not suspected, including a sophisticated barrier to the penetration of exogenous materials, and the synthesis of specific antimicrobial compounds, representing components of the innate immune system. There is also a growing realization of commonality in structure and function between regions of oral mucosa and the mucosae of the esophagus and vagina.

The aim of the present volume is to provide a more sophisticated text on human oral mucosa than presently exists in textbooks and to bring together information that is otherwise to be found in separate, specialist volumes into a comprehensive text. It relates structure at the molecular, cellular and tissue level to function and to clinical behavior. The volume is directed to advanced students and researchers in oral biology, as well as those in allied areas of investigation, such as dermatology, gynecology, internal medicine and pathology.

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Dec 062015
 

BRS Cell Biology and Histology (Board Review Series)


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By (author): Leslie P. Gartner PhD, James L. Hiatt PhD, Judy M. Strum PhD

BRS Cell Biology and Histology is an outline-format review for USMLE and course exams, with abundant electron micrographs and conceptual line drawings, high-yield Clinical Considerations boxes, review questions at the end of each chapter, and a comprehensive USMLE-format examination at the end of the book. This Sixth Edition features 60 new full-color photomicrographs and a new full-color design with colorized line drawings. Content and questions have been updated, new Clinical Considerations have been added, and Clinical Considerations have been better integrated into the content.

A companion website will offer the fully searchable text and an interactive question bank.

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Nov 162015
 

Functional Ultrastructure: Atlas of Tissue Biology and Pathology


By (author): Margit Pavelka, Jürgen Roth

This atlas provides a detailed insight into the complex structure and organization of cells and tissues, and highlights their specific functions as well as the dynamics of diverse intracellular processes. Highly informative electron micrographs are complemented by explanatory texts, selected references and schemes. The concept that subcellular organelles provide the structural foundation for fundamental processes of living organisms is emphasized. The first part covers the cellular organelles and changes caused by experiments or occurring under pathological conditions. The second part employs selected examples to illustrate the principles of functional tissue organization and typical changes resulting from experimental induction or pathological situations. The third edition of the atlas, revised and extended by 23 plates, thus provides an invaluable resource for scientists and students of medicine and biological sciences, particularly of histology, cell and molecular biology. Moreover, it will serve as a handy reference guide for diagnostic and research electron microscopy laboratories in clinical, industrial, and academic settings.

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Nov 142015
 

Basic Histology: Text & Atlas (Junqueira’s Basic Histology)


By (author): Luiz Junqueira, Jose Carneiro

The leading text of medical histology and microscopic anatomy!

A Doody’s Core Title

With a full-color design and OVER 600 photomicrographs and illustrations, this book continues to be the most authoritative histology text on the market. Revised to reflect the latest research in the field, this book emphasizes the relationships and concepts that link cell and tissue structures with their functions. A bonus image library CD-ROM featuring all the photos and illustrations from the text with “zoom in” and “zoom out” capability is also included.

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Jul 102015
 

Dermatopathology Primer of Inflammatory Diseases


By (author): Steven R. Feldman, Omar P. Sangueza, Rita Pichardo-Geisinger, Megan Kinney, Ashley Feneran, Swetha Narahari

This guide to dermatopathology is a general overview helping readers review the histopathology of dermatological conditions. The book discusses superficial perivascular, interface, spongiotic, and psoriasis form dermatitis. It also examines lymphohistiocytic infiltrate, leukocytoclastic vasculitis, panniculitis, and folliculitis. Additional chapters cover nodular and diffuse dermatitis and bullous and vesicular dermatitis. The book describes the dermatopathology hierarchy infrastructure and provides a glossary of terms. Established practitioners as well as trainees will find this an ideal resource for revision and for recertification in the topic.

Each entry follows a similar format with includes information on epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical features, special studies, and clinical variants, histological features, histological differential and “Good Things to Know.”

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Jun 272015
 

Lange Basic Histology Flash Cards (LANGE FlashCards)


By (author): Anthony Mescher

Flashcards derived from one of the best histology texts ever published

Based on Junquira’s Basic Histology

5 STAR DOODY’S REVIEW!
“This elegant set of glossy, full-color histology flashcards is a joy to use….This is a wonderful resource for students of medicine and the life sciences. The author brings together high-resolution color images and essential information from the book in a practical format that will help students learn. Students become active learners. Learning histology becomes fun. These flash cards summarize the body of information that students need to know to understand the foundations of pathology and succeed on course and licensing examinations. This is one of the best flashcard products currently available for medical education.”–Doody’s Review Service

Junquira’s High-Yield Histology Flash Cards are a quick, fun, and fast way for you to review the clinical relevance between histological structure and function. Derived from Junquira’s Basic Histology, the field’s leading text and atlas, each of the cards features an image and a question on one side and the answer and commentary on the flip side.

Features

  • 200 cards per pack
  • One side of the card includes an image with arrows asking you to identify specific areas; the flip side provides the answer and includes the medical relevance to the image on the front
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Jun 192015
 

Biopsy Interpretation of the Gastrointestinal Tract Mucosa: Volume 2: Neoplastic (Biopsy Interpretation Series)


By (author): Elizabeth A. Montgomery MD, Lysandra Voltaggio MD

Gastrointestinal mucosal biopsies are an active part of the pathologist’s day and have increased in the past few years as endoscopic screening has become more commonplace. This new full-color Second Edition of Biopsy Interpretation of the Gastrointestinal Tract Mucosa has been expanded into two concise, comprehensive volumes to offer more complete coverage of both non-neoplastic and neoplastic entities. Like the other books in the Biopsy Interpretation Series, these volumes are practical references for pathologists to use when making diagnostic decisions based on biopsy specimens.

Volume 2 of this Second Edition focuses on interpretation of neoplastic gastrointestinal mucosal biopsies. Coverage is geared to daily practice and includes mucosal biopsies from the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and anus. A companion website will include all of the 300 print illustrations plus an additional 750 e-figures.

Volume 1 focuses on non-neoplastic biopsies and published in November 2011.

 

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Jun 192015
 

Biopsy Interpretation of the Breast (Biopsy Interpretation Series)


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By (author): Stuart J Schnitt, Dr. Laura C. Collins MD

A practical guide for the diagnostic surgical pathologist, this new edition of Biopsy Interpretation of the Breast presents the diverse spectrum of pathologic alterations that occur in the breast in a manner analogous to that in which they are encountered in daily practice. Lesions are grouped together according to their histologic patterns rather than by the traditional benign-malignant categorization in order to simulate the way pathologists face these lesions as they examine microscopic slides on a daily basis. The role of adjunctive studies in solving diagnostic problems in breast pathology is emphasized where appropriate.
In addition, the clinical significance and impact on patient management of the various diagnoses are discussed and key clinical and management points highlighted.
 
Features include:
·          Lesions grouped by histologic patterns to simulate real-world experience
·          Many sections updated to reflect the most recent advances in the field
·          More than 550 color images, including over 100 new images, highlight key pathologic features and streamline visual diagnosis
·          Bulleted tables summarize key diagnostic features of various lesions
·          A concise, convenient format that serves as a practical reference and diagnostic guide for pathologists
 
 
Included with the companion web site:
·          Fully searchable text
·          More than 300 full-color images
·          Test bank that is ideal for board exam preparation
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