About this book
- Now in two volumes
- Over 90% of illustrations in color
- Four new chapters
- Extensive section on molecular pathology
- Definitive reference in pulmonary pathology
Dail and Hammar’s Pulmonary Pathology has established itself as the definitive reference in the field. This third edition is now a two-volume, full color text and has been thoroughly updated to cover newly recognized entities and the latest advances in molecular diagnostic techniques. It is abundantly illustrated with more than 2,000 illustrations in total, 1,900 of which are in full color. This outstanding contribution to pathology literature is a must-have for the library of every surgical and pulmonary pathologist. It has set the standard for which all other pathology texts strive to achieve.
This first volume focuses on Non-neoplastic lung diseases, and Volume II covers Neoplastic Lung Diseases. New chapters include information on the pathology of small airways disease; forensic lung pathology; molecular genetics of lung and pleural neoplasms and pre-invasive disease. This new edition also includes two chapters devoted to molecular pathology that are a compendium of information on the molecular pathology of lung tumors as well as a primer on basic molecular pathology.
Written for: Pathologists, pathology residents and fellows, pulmonologists
- Molecular Genetics
Table of contents
Volume 1: Nonneoplastic Lung Disease. Tissue Procurement, Sampling, and Preparation.- Anatomy and Histology of the Lung.- Lung Defenses.- Acute Lung Injury.- Aspiration, Bronchial Obstruction.- Bronchiectasis and Related Disorders.- Congenital and Developmental Diseases.- Acquired Non-Neoplastic Neonatal and Pediatric Diseases.- Bacterial Infections.- Tuberculosis and Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial Infections.- Fungal Infections.- Viral Infections of the Lung.- Mycoplasmal, Chlamydial, Rickettsial and Ehrlichial Pneumonias.- Pneumocystis jiroveci Pneumonia.- Parasitic Infections.- Asthma and Related Eosinophilic Infiltrates.- Histiocytosis and Storage Diseases.- Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis) Sarcoidosis, The Interstitial Pneumonias.- Collagen Vascular Diseases and Disorders of Connective Tissue.- Endogenous Mineralization, Inclusions, and Deposition Disorders.- Drug and Radiation Toxicity.- Transplantation Pathology.- Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis.