The Role of Surgical Pathologist: A Surgeon's PerspectiveHistopathology vs. CytopathologyThe Surgical Pathology Request Form, What Is Mandatory To Fill-In?The Surgical Pathology Report SimplifiedClarifying Jargon In Pathology ReportsThe Journey of Specimens: from the operating table to the microscopeAt the Grossing Station: Principles of Specimen Handling and Cut-Up Basics of Tissue ProcessingA primer on Gross pathology examination and Selected Images of Gross SpecimensFormalinThe Paraffin BlockThe pathologist and the intraoperative consultation: A Surgeon's PerspectiveIntraoperative diagnoses techniques The pathologist and intraoperative consultation: A Surgeon's PerspectiveBiopsies In Surgical Oncology: Role, Types, and principles of optimal samplingAncillary Studies in Surgical PathologyCommonly used immunohistochemical stains and their diagnostic, theranostic and prognostic utilitiesGrading and Staging in PathologyA primer on Clinical Stage Classifications of malignant tumors (cTNM)Selected Tables of Pathologic Stage Classification (pTNM)Surgical Margin AssessmentMetastases: a visual guideVirtual Microscopy and TelepathologyThe Modern Pathologist Role at MDT MeetingSources of Error in Surgical Pathology
This book provides a practical and clinically oriented guide to the concepts of pathologic diagnosis of surgical specimens. Concise and highly illustrated chapters cover essential information required within patient management. Telepathology, ancillary techniques, and surgical oncology concepts are also examined.
Surgical Pathology: A Practical Guide aims to bridge the knowledge gap between surgeons and pathologists to promote mutual understanding and a better working relationship. This book is relevant to general surgeons, and surgical oncologists, whether in training or in practice. It also serves as an introduction for first-year pathology residents, and medical students interested in surgical pathology.
Dr. A.F. Altaleb, MB.BCh.BAO (RCSI Dublin), European Board of Pathology. Anatomic pathologist, and nephropathologist and renal transplant pathologist at MKH, Kuwait. He is a clinical tutor and member of examination committee, Kuwait Board of anatomic pathology. He is a graduated of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 2008 and joined Kuwait Board of anatomic pathology in 2010 and obtained the certificate of completion of training in 2015. He also obtained a Fellowship in Nephropathology from the clinical institute of pathology of the Medical University of Vienna, Austria. Since September 2017 he has been on the European Board of Pathology.