Integrated Cytology of Cerebrospinal Fluid by Michael TorzewskiIntegrated Cytology of Cerebrospinal Fluid by Michael Torzewski

Integrated Cytology of Cerebrospinal Fluid

byMichael Torzewski, Karl J. Lackner, Jürgen Bohl

Paperback | October 19, 2010

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Cytologic examination of the cerebrospinal fluid is a technically simple, yet productive, diagnostic procedure. Here is a practical guide to this method, as used in the diagnosis of different pathologies. High-quality slides depict the common cerebrospinal fluid cell types, cell anomalies in inflammatory conditions and neoplastic and non-neoplastic disorders, and cases with contaminants. It's required reading for pathologists, as well as neurologists and neurosurgeons.
Title:Integrated Cytology of Cerebrospinal FluidFormat:PaperbackDimensions:102 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0 inPublished:October 19, 2010Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:364209502X

ISBN - 13:9783642095023

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Table of Contents

From the contents: Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Cell Preparation.- Common Artefacts.- The Common Cell Types of Cerebrospinal Fluid.- Inflammatory Conditions.- Non-neoplastic Disorders.- Neoplastic Disorders: General Considerations.- Metastatic Tumors and Meningeal.- Carcinomatosis.- Hematologic Neoplasms. Primary Central Nervous System Neoplasms.- Germ Cell Tumors.- Neoplastic Disorders.- Contaminants.- Bacterial and Fungal Contamination.- Pollen and Starch.

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From the reviews:"This small book contains a wealth of photomicrographs and related information about anything you might ever encounter in cerebrospinal fluids (CSF). . Both students and practitioners involved in CSF examination are the intended audience and there is no doubt this book will be widely embraced by clinical laboratory scientists . and pathologists (especially cytopathologists). However, I think the audience could be much broader than that and include anyone whose clinical practice includes CSF examination -- neurologists, pediatricians, neurosurgeons, infectious disease specialists, clinical hematologists, oncologists, etc." (Valerie L. Ng, Doody's Review Service, June, 2008)