Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology of Graft-versus-Host Disease by Berno HeymerClinical and Diagnostic Pathology of Graft-versus-Host Disease by Berno Heymer

Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology of Graft-versus-Host Disease

byBerno HeymerContribution byD. Bunjes, W. Friedrich

Paperback | September 22, 2011

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While comprehensive descriptions of the various aspects of Graft-versus-Host Disease (GvHD) have already been published, to date there is no monograph on the clinical and diagnostic pathology of this life-threatening disease. This book fills this gap and serves as a reliable guide to the histomorphologic diagnosis of GvHD. It contains a concise description of: the clinical pathology of GvHD; the applicability and limits of immunohistologic methods in the diagnosis of this disease; an instructive guide to the histological diagnosis; and differential diagnostic problems and potential diagnostic pitfalls.
Title:Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology of Graft-versus-Host DiseaseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:172 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:September 22, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642087213

ISBN - 13:9783642087219

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Table of Contents

1. Preface/Introduction. 2. Occurrence of GvHD. 3. Pathogenesis of GvHD. 4. Clinical manifestations of GvHD. 5. Histological manifestations of acute GvHD. 6. Histological manifestations of chronic GvHD. 7. Immunohistological features of GvHD. 8. Conclusions. 9. Methods used.

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From the reviews:"This is an excellent, well illustrated book for pathologists and oncologists alike. The author's hard work has resulted in an outstanding book."  Review from Doody's Notes"The textbook provides the reader with information, which can be easily transformed into the daily work of a routine pathologist. . The needed grading and image findings indicative for the development are well described and demonstrated by color plates. . The references are extensive, and well selected." (Klaus Kayser, Electronic Journal of Pathology and Histology, Vol. 8 (3), 2002)