Cytopathologic Diagnosis of Serous Fluids E-Book by Vinod B. Shidham, MD

Cytopathologic Diagnosis of Serous Fluids E-Book

byVinod B. Shidham, MD, Barbara F. Atkinson, MD

Kobo ebook | September 26, 2007

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This new reference examines specimen processing of effusion fluids, detailing the steps needed to obtain more accurate diagnoses while avoiding common pitfalls. A methodical, algorithmic approach to the evaluation and interpretation of specimens enables you to establish a definitive diagnosis in these often difficult cases. User-friendly features - combined with extensive tables and algorithms - facilitate ease of interpretation, and highlighted information makes the most essential concepts easy to reference quickly.

  • Avoid potential errors in diagnosis with a full chapter that offers expert approaches to specimen collection and processing.
  • Arrive at more accurate diagnoses with the aid of step-by-step algorithms plus hundreds of illustrations - including multiple images for each phenomenon representing a broad range of stains and magnifications.
  • Achieve optimal diagnostic certainty by viewing correlations between Pap, Diff-Quick (Romanowsky), and immunocytochemical stain for every type of serous effusion.
  • Recognize the difference in cell samples yielded after washing the serous cavity with saline or balanced salt solution versus effusion fluid.
  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of Pap stains versus Diff-Quick stains in FNA evaluations.
  • Remain up to date with the latest technologies such as liquid based cytology (SurePath™) and ThinPrep™.
  • Easily apply principles to real-life practice by reviewing detailed histories.
  • Quickly locate the guidance you need with a color-coded chapter system.
  • Focus on the most important points with user-friendly highlighted boxes.
Title:Cytopathologic Diagnosis of Serous Fluids E-BookFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:September 26, 2007Publisher:Elsevier Health SciencesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1437720862

ISBN - 13:9781437720860

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