This book is a concise guide to autopsy practices for pathologists.
Beginning with an introduction to autopsy, its utility and techniques for both external and in situ examination, the following chapters explain autopsy procedures for different organ systems of the body, with an emphasis on dissectionmethods.
The final sections explain autopsies in special situations such as in maternal death and in children, autopsy and the law, design of the autopsy room, biosafety, audit, and embalming.
A comprehensive appendix provides autopsy case studies on the central nervous system, cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract, and in infectious disease.
Concise guide to autopsy practices for pathologists
Covers techniques for different organ systems in the body
Includes discussion on related topics such as autopsy room design, biosafety, audit, and embalming
Features seven case studies on autopsy of different organs
Dhaneshwar Lanjewar MD DCP
Professor, Department of Pathology, Grant Government Medical College and Sir Jamshedjee Jeejeebhoy Group of Hospitals Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Pradeep Vaideeswar MD
Professor, Department of Pathology, Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India