Cells, Tissues, and Disease: Principles of General Pathology

Hardcover | August 26, 2004

byGuido Majno, Isabelle Joris

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This book lays out the principles of general pathology for biomedical researchers, grad students, medical students, and physicians, with elegance and deep insight. Disease processes are explained in the light of malfunctions at the cellular level, offering a rich understanding of the clinicalcorrelates of all aspects of fundamental cellular physiology and basic biomedicine. The book has been fully revised and updated to present a current but deep understanding of disease states at the cell and tissue levels - cellular pathology, inflammation, immunopathology vascular disturbance, andtumor biology.

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This book lays out the principles of general pathology for biomedical researchers, grad students, medical students, and physicians, with elegance and deep insight. Disease processes are explained in the light of malfunctions at the cellular level, offering a rich understanding of the clinicalcorrelates of all aspects of fundamental ce...

Guido Majno and Isabelle Joris are both at University of Massachusetts Medical Center.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1040 pages, 8.58 × 11.1 × 1.89 inPublished:August 26, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195140907

ISBN - 13:9780195140903

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPart I: Cellular Pathology1. The long road to the elementary patient2. Cellular adaptations3. Symptoms of cellular disease: Intracellular accumulations4. Pathology of the organelles5. Cell injury and cell death6. Pathologic calcification7. Extracellular pathologyPart II: Inflammation8. Introduction to inflammation9. Inflammation: The actors and their language10. The four cardinal signs of inflammation11. Leukocytes called to action: Steps to Phagocytosis12. The inflammatory exudate13. Chronic inflammation14. Wound healing15. General effects of local injury and inflammation16. Variations and aberrations of the inflammatory responsePart III: Immunopathology17. Hypersensitivity reactions18. Pathology of transplantation19. Autoimmune disease20. Immunosuppression21. Disturbances of fluid exchange22. Hemostasis and thrombosis23. Obstacles to blood flow24. Ischemia and shockPart V: Tumors25. Tumors: Names and personalities26. Anatomy and biology of tumors27. Tumor aggression28. The causes of tumors29. Genes and tumors30. Antitumor defenses31. The reversability of tumors32. Epidemiology of cancer33. What is a tumor?34. Tumors as a clinical problem

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". . .a pleasant surprise for a textbook of general pathology. Well-written and a pleasure to read."--ACP News