Preface to the first edition
1. Sampling the endometrium
2. The normal endometrium
4. Endometrial inflammation
5. Functional abnormal uterine bleeding
6. Iatrogenic disease
7. Benign tumors and tumor-like conditions, including metaplasia
8. Endometrial premalignant lesions
9. Endometrial malignant lesions
10. Gestational trophoblastic disease
Endometrial cancer remains the most frequent gynaecological cancer in first world countries.This bench book on endometrial pathology distils the current literature to provide a practical text on endometrial pathology. Differential diagnosis is emphasised, and the clinical correlates of pathology are also stressed to make this a clinically useful book.Fully updated and including over 400 colour images, this book provides a valuable resource for the practising pathologist in general and community hospitals as well as in teaching hospitals.
Professor T. Yee Khong: Dr Khong is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pathology and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide, and is a Senior Consultant at SA Pathology in Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide. He graduated MBChB from University of Sheffield Medical School and MSc in Immunology from University of London. He gained his MD with a recommendation from the University of Sheffield. He did his pathology training at the Royal Free Hospital and St George’s Hospital in London and at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford, UK. Among his awards were Edgar Research Fellowship, awarded by Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and American Cancer Society Eleanor Roosevelt International Cancer Research Fellowship, awarded by International Union against Cancer (UICC).
Professor Annie N. Y. Cheung: Professor Cheung is Laurence L. T. Hou Professorship in Anatomical Molecular Pathology and Clinical Professor at the Department of Pathology, The University of Hong Kong (HKU). She is the key pathologist for gynecological histopathology and cytology in Queen Mary Hospital, Director of the HKU Cervical Cytology Laboratory and the University Pathology Laboratory (Molecular Pathology) as well as the Chief of Service of Pathology, HKU-Shenzhen Hospital.
Professor Wenxin Zheng: Dr Wenxin Zheng, tenured Professor of Pathology and tenured Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, is also entitled with Mark and Jane Gibson Distinguished Professor in Cancer Research. Dr Zheng graduated from Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University. He completed his pathology residency training at Cornell University New York Hospital, his research fellowship at Columbia University (New York), and his gynecologic pathology fellowship at Brown University Women and Infants’ Hospital (Rhode Island).