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Molecular Pathology in Clinical Practice: Genetics

Leonard, Debra G.B. (Ed.)

2009, XIV, 311 p.


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  • Features 63 illustrations and 52 tables
  • Provides current standards in molecular testing

Molecular Pathology in Clinical Practice: Genetics is an authoritative and comprehensive guide that provides the general pathologist in clinical practice, as well as residents and fellows during their training, with the current standard in molecular genetic testing. The book integrates the latest advancements in the field with the basic principles and practical applications.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Neurofibromatose - genetic testing - genetics - molecular pathology - tissue

Related subjects » Pathology

Table of contents 

Basics of Molecular Biology.- Molecular Pathology Methods.- Genetic Counseling.- Pedigree Analysis and Risk Assessment.- Bayesian Analysis.- Developmental Disabilities.- Neuromuscular Diseases.- Molecular Genetic Testing for Metabolic Disorders.- Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor–Related Skeletal Disorders.- Cystic Fibrosis.- Deafness.- Coagulation Disorders.- Hematologic Disorders: Hemochromatosis, Hemoglobinopathies, and Rh Incompatibility.- Cardiovascular Disease.- Neurodegenerative Disorders.- Skin and Connective Tissue Disorders.- Inherited Breast Cancer.- Familial Adenomatous Polyposis and Turcot and Peutz-Jeghers Syndromes.- Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer.- Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes.- The Neurofibromatoses.- TP53 Mutation and Li-Fraumeni Syndrome.- Von Hippel-Lindau Disease.- Perentage and Relationship Testing.- Molecular Pathology Laboratory Management.- From Research to Clinical Practice.

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