Prostate Biopsy Interpretation: An Illustrated Guide by Rajal B. ShahProstate Biopsy Interpretation: An Illustrated Guide by Rajal B. Shah

Prostate Biopsy Interpretation: An Illustrated Guide

byRajal B. Shah, Ming Zhou

Hardcover | October 24, 2011

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This book covers all the practical issues related to the interpretation of prostatic biopsies in day-to-day practice, including: biopsy sampling and processing; the diagnosis of limited cancer; differentiation of prostate cancers from benign lesions and recognition of histologic variants; the recognition and clinical significance of "atypical" diagnoses and HGPIN; the identification of recently described entities; the contemporary approach to Gleason grading; the utility of immunohistochemical markers and emerging molecular markers; and the reporting of prostate biopsies. Algorithms, flow charts, and tables are used throughout to simulate the thought and decision-making process upon encountering common clinical scenarios during sign-out of prostate biopsy. The book is richly illustrated with carefully selected, high-quality color images and will appeal especially to practicing surgical pathologists as well as pathology residents and fellows in training.
Title:Prostate Biopsy Interpretation: An Illustrated GuideFormat:HardcoverDimensions:201 pagesPublished:October 24, 2011Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642213685

ISBN - 13:9783642213687

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Table of Contents

Anatomy and Normal Histology of the Prostate Pertinent to Biopsy Practice.- Prostate Needle Biopsy Sampling Techniques: Impact on Pathological Diagnosis.- Diagnosis of Limited Cancer in Prostate Biopsy.- Immunohistochemistry in Prostate Biopsy Evaluation.- Contemporary Approach to Gleason Grading of Prostate Cancer.- Histologic Variants of Prostate Carcinoma.- Benign Mimics of Prostate Carcinoma.- Atypical Cribriform Lesions in Prostate Biopsy: Relationship to Prostate Carcinoma, Differential Diagnosis, and Emerging Concepts of Intraductal Carcinoma of the Prostate.- High-Grade Prostatic Intraepithelial Neoplasia.- Atypical Glands Suspicious for Cancer.- Spindle Cell Lesions of the Prostate Gland.- Treatment Effect in Benign and Malignant Prostate Tissue.- Molecular Biology of Prostate Cancer and Emerging Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers.- Biopsy Specimen Handling, Processing, Quality Assurance Program.- Reporting of Prostate Biopsy.

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From the reviews:"This text is derived from a course that the 2 authors presented at a national meeting over the course of several years. . The emphasis of the text is on problems that may arise in examining prostate biopsies . . The authors have done a wonderful job of bringing their well-received course to the printed page. . This text is likely to find a place on the shelves of many pathologists who interpret prostate needle biopsies." (Andrew Renshaw, Advances in Anatomic Pathology, Vol. 20 (2), March, 2013)