Pathology of Asbestos-Associated Diseases by Tim D. OuryPathology of Asbestos-Associated Diseases by Tim D. Oury

Pathology of Asbestos-Associated Diseases

byTim D. OuryEditorThomas A. Sporn, Victor L. Roggli

Hardcover | April 8, 2014

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The third edition ofPathology of Asbestos-Associated Diseasesbuilds on the success of the previous editions by fully updating knowledge on diagnostic and epidemiologic aspects and presenting important new insights derived from new epidemiologic studies and animal studies. Background information is first provided on the mineralogy of asbestos, occupational and environmental exposure, and asbestos bodies. The various diseases associated with asbestos exposure are then considered in turn, with detailed description and illustration of pathologic features as well as extensive discussion of etiology, epidemiology, differential diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. Further chapters are devoted to cytopathology, experimental models of disease, analysis of tissue mineral fiber content, and medicolegal issues. This book will be an essential reference for pathologists and an invaluable source of information for pulmonologists, radiologists, and occupational medical practitioners.

Tim Oury, BS, PhD, MD, is Professor of Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. In addition, he is Co-Director of the Pathologist Investigator Residency/Research Training Program in Pittsburgh, and a member of the Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Disease and the Center for the Environmental Basis of Human Disea...
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Title:Pathology of Asbestos-Associated DiseasesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:357 pagesPublished:April 8, 2014Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642411924

ISBN - 13:9783642411922

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Table of Contents

Mineralogy of Asbestos.- Occupational and Environmental Exposure to Asbestos.- Asbestos Bodies and Nonasbestos Ferrginous Bodies.- Asbestosis.- Mesothelioma.- Benign Asbestos-Related Pleural Diseases.- Carcinoma of the Lung.- Other Neoplasia.- Cytopathology of Asbestos-Associated Diseases.- Experimental Models of Asbestos-Related Diseases.- Analysis of Tissue Mineral Fiber Content.- Medicolegal Aspects of Asbestos-Related Diseases.