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Medicine - Pathology | Dail and Hammar's Pulmonary Pathology - Volume I: Non-neoplastic Lung Disease Volume II: Neoplastic

Dail and Hammar's Pulmonary Pathology

Volume I: Non-neoplastic Lung Disease Volume II: Neoplastic Lung Disease

Tomashefski, Joseph F. (Ed.)

Originally published in one volume

3rd ed. 2008


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  • Two volumes
  • Over 90% of illustrations in color
  • Four new chapters
  • Extensive section on molecular pathology
  • Definitive reference in pulmonary pathology

Dail and Hammar’s Pulmonary Pathology has established itself as the definitive reference in the field. This third edition is now a two-volume, full color text. Joseph F. Tomashefski, Jr. has led the effort as Editor-in-Chief with the collaboration of Philip T. Cagle, Carol F. Farver, and Armando E. Fraire as Associate Editors. Drs. David H. Dail and Samuel P. Hammar have provided significant contributions to this new edition. The editorial board has continued to build upon the excellence Dail and Hammar achieved in the previous editions by reorganizing, expanding and substantially revising the text. This authoritative reference work has been thoroughly updated to cover newly recognized entities and the latest advances in molecular diagnostic techniques. Abundantly illustrated with more than 2000 illustrations in total, 1900 of which in full color, this outstanding contribution to pathology literature is a must-have for the library of every surgical and pulmonary pathologist.

Volume I focuses on Non-neoplastic lung diseases. Volume II is devoted to Neoplastic Lung Diseases.

New chapters include information on the pathology of small airways disease; forensic lung pathology; molecular genetics of lung and pleural neoplasms and pre-invasive disease. Over ninety percent of the illustrations in the current edition are now presented in color.

This new edition also includes two chapters devoted to molecular pathology that are a compendium of information on the molecular pathology of lung tumors as well as a primer on basic molecular pathology.

Dail and Hammar’s Pulmonary Pathology has set the standard for which all other pathology texts strive to achieve.

From the stellar reviews of the Second Edition:

“When the first edition of Pulmonary Pathology by David H. Dail and Samuel P. Hammar was published in 1988, it was clear that it was to become the reference book for pulmonary pathology. It was difficult to conceive then that a better book on the subject could be assembled. The second edition of this encyclopedic work proved convincingly that improvement could occur. Indeed, the new revised edition is more complete and better illustrated…I consider this book to be an outstanding contribution to the pathology literature and a must in the library of surgical and pulmonary pathologists.”

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Carcinomas - Cytopathology - Molecular Genetics - Tumors

Related subjects » Pathology

Table of contents 

Volume 1: Non-neoplastic Lung Disease. Tissue Procurement, Sampling, and Preparation.- Anatomy and Histology of the Lung.- Lung Defenses.- Acute Lung Injury.- Aspiration, Bronchial Obstruction, Bronchiectasis, and Related Disorders.- Congenital and Developmental Diseases.- Acquired Non-neoplastic Neonatal and Pediatric Diseases.- Bacterial Infections.- Tuberculosis and Non-tuberculous Mycobacterial Infections.- Fungal Infections.- Viral Infections of the Lung.- Mycoplasmal, Chlamydial, Rickettsial, and Ehrlichial Pneumonias.- Pneumocystis jiroveci Pneumonia.- Parasitic Infections.- Asthma and Related Eosinophilic Infiltrates.- Histiocytosis and Storage Diseases.- Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis).- Sarcoidosis.- The Interstitial Pneumonias.- Collagen Vascular Diseases and Disorders of Connective Tissue.- Endogenous Mineralization, Inclusions, and Deposition Disorders.- Drug and Radion Toxicity.- Transplantation Pathology.- Emphysema and Chronic Bronchitis.- Pathology of Small Airways.- Pneumoconioses, Mineral and Vegetable.- Asbestos.- Pulmonary Vascular Disease.- Vasculitis.- Non-neoplastic Pleural Disease.- Forensic Lung Pathology.- Volume 2: Lymphoproliferative Diseases.- Molecular Genetics of Lung and Pleural Neoplasms.- Pre-invasive Disease.- Common Non-small Cell Carcinomas and Their Variants.- Neuroendocrine Carcinomas.- Sarcomatoid Carcinoma: Pleomorphic Carcinoma, Spindle Cell Carcinoma, Giant Cell Carcinoma, Carcinosarcoma, and Pulmonary Blastoma.- Tracheobronchial (Salivary Type) Gland Tumors.- Mesenchymal Tumors, Part I: Mesenchymal Tumors, Part II.- Miscellaneous Pulmonary Tumors and Tumor-like Proliferations.- Pediatric Tumors.- Tumors of the Pleura.- Metastases to and from the Lung.- Cytopathology of Pulmonary Neoplasia

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