Instant Pathology by Neil R. BorleyInstant Pathology by Neil R. Borley

Instant Pathology

byNeil R. Borley, Bryan F. Warren

Paperback | May 29, 2007

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Indispensable dip-in revision aid

Instant Pathology is the latest addition to the Instant series of basic science revision aids. It presents the fundamental pathological information needed for clinical practice in an easily accessible dip-in format.

Each topic is concisely displayed in a double-page spread and is broken into two sections. The first covers general pathology and processes; the second is split into organ-specific pathology.

Ideal for

  • junior doctors and MRCP / MRCS candidates
  • medical students on clinical attachments
  • nurses and other allied health professionals

Neil R. Borley Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Cheltenham General Hospital, UK Bryan F. Warren Consultant Gastrointestinal Pathologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Oxford, UK
Title:Instant PathologyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:210 pages, 9.3 × 6.1 × 0.49 inPublished:May 29, 2007Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1405132906

ISBN - 13:9781405132909

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Table of Contents



List of abbreviations.


1: General histopathology.


Acute inflammation.

Chronic inflammation.

Repair (healing) and regeneration.

Neoplasia and carcinogenesis.

Cell cycle and apoptosis.

Tissue sampling and biopsy.

Tissue fixation and preparation.

Tissue examination and observation.


Genetics in disease.

Using the histopathology department.


2: Vascular pathology.

Thrombosis and embolism.

Atheroma and atherosclerosis.

Arteritis and vasculitis.

Aneurysmal disease.

Myocarditis and cardiomyopathy.


Vascular tumours.


3: Respiratory pathology.

Pneumonia and lower respiratory tract infection.


Pulmonary tuberculosis.

Fibrotic lung disease.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Malignant bronchogenic tumours.

Other respiratory tumours.


4: Gastrointestinal pathology.

Oesophageal carcinoma.

Peptic ulcer disease and gastritis.

Gastric carcinoma.

Crohn’s disease.

Inflammatory small bowel diseases.


Colorectal neoplasia.


Pancreatic tumours.

Gallstones and related gallbladder pathologies.

Biliary tumours.


Alcoholic liver disease.

Non alcoholic cirrhosis.

Liver tumours.

5: Genitourinary pathology.


Nephrotic syndrome.

Renal tumours.

Urinary epithelial tumours.

Prostatic disorders.

Testicular tumours.

6: Breast pathology.

Breast carcinoma.

Abnormalities of Normal Development and Involution (ANDI).

Other benign breast disorders.

7: Gynaecological pathology.



Endometrial hyperplasia and neoplasms.

Cervical carcinoma.

Ovarian epithelial tumours.

Ovarian non-epithelial tumours.

8: Endocrine pathology.

Non-neoplastic adrenal disease.

Neoplastic adrenocortical disorders.

Neoplastic adrenomedullary disorders.

Non neoplastic thyroid disease.

Thyroid tumours.

Parathyroid and multiple endocrine disorders.

9: Bone pathology.

Inflammatory bone diseases.

Paget’s disease.

Osteoporosis (generalised).

Benign bone tumours.

Malignant bone tumours.

10: Skin pathology.

Benign skin diseases.

Benign skin tumours.

Malignant skin tumours.

Malignant melanoma.

11: Neuropathology.



Degenerative disorders.

Demyelinating disorders.

Neurologic vascular events.

Peripheral nervous system tumours.

Benign intracranial tumours.

Malignant central nervous system tumours.

12: Rheumatological/immunological pathology.

Rheumatoid arthritis.

Other autoimmune arthritides.



Editorial Reviews

"If you are looking for a book that covers pathology in an easy to understand way, then this is the book for you. I would highly recommend this book to medical students and junior doctors alike. A real gem." Medical Student, Manchester University"Short bursts of text and lots of bullet points make absorbing the information child's play." SHO, University Hospital Birmingham"Excellent format for quick assimilation of knowledge." SHO, West Middlesex University Hospital"The definitions and epidemiological facts are clear and concisely written." Clinical Lecturer in Histopathology, Bristol"Instant Pathology is a really simple book that gives you the basic information you need for last minute revision...It is easy to read with short sections on each disease. It has a clear layout making learning quick and easy" Medical Student, Oxford University“A quick reference for…students…Written in a student-friendly way, this book will be most useful to senior medical students who wish to review pathology.” Doody’s Book Reviews