Bladder pathology [electronic resource] / Liang Cheng, Antonio Lopez-Beltran, David G. Bostwick.
- Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, c2012.
1 online resource (764 p.)
- Bladder -- Diseases.
Bladder -- Diseases -- Diagnosis.
- Electronic books.
- The human urinary bladder is subject to a unique and extraordinarily diverse array of congenital, inflammatory, metaplastic, and neoplastic abnormalities. This book provides contemporary, comprehensive, and evidence-based practice information for pathologists, urologists, oncologists, and other medical professionals.In Bladder Pathology, a full spectrum of pathologic conditions that afflict the bladder and urothelium are described and lavishly illustrated. With its emphasis on diagnostic criteria and differential diagnoses, this book is of particular value to practicing patholo
- Normal anatomy and histology
Inflammatory and infectious conditions
Urothelial metaplasia and hyperplasia
Polyps and other non-neoplastic benign conditions
Benign epithelial tumors
Flat urothelial lesions with atypia and urothelial dysplasia
Urothelial carcinoma in situ
Bladder cancer: general features
Grading of bladder cancer
Stage pT1 urothelial carcinoma
Staging of bladder cancer
Histologic variants of urothelial carcinoma
Adenocarcinoma and its putative precursors and variants
Squamous cell carcinoma and other squamous lesions
Sarcomatoid carcinoma (carcinosarcoma)
Bladder tumors with inverted growth
Congenital disorders and pediatric pathology
Soft tissue tumors
Lymphoid and hematopoeitic tumors
Urothelial carcinoma following augmentation cystoplasty
Other rare tumors
Handling and reporting of bladder specimens
Pathology of the urachus
Pathology of renal pelvis, ureter, and urethra
Molecular determinants of tumor recurrence
Evaluation of hematuria and urianalysis
Urine based biomarkers
Tissue based biomarkers
Molecular pathology of bladder cancer.
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Lopez-Beltran, Antonio.
Bostwick, David G.
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