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Author Kocjan, Gabrijela, author

Title Cytopathology of the head and neck : ultrasound guided FNAC / author: Gabrijela Kocjan ; contributor: Simon Morley
Edition Second edition
Published Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Wiley Blackwell, 2017
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Description 1 online resource
Series Online access with DDA: Askews (Medicine)
Contents Salivary gland -- Thyroid -- Lymph nodes -- Miscellaneous lesions of the head and neck
Summary The only text-atlas of its kind on this vital subject, Ultrasound Guided Clinical Cytopathology of the Head and Neck presents a painstakingly thorough revision and updating of the well-received Clinical Cytopathology of the Head and Neck. Working practices for Head and Neck (HN) diagnostic and clinical teams have changed dramatically over the past 15 years with highlighted importance on specialist Multidisciplinary Teams (MDT) including radiologists and cytopathologists. To achieve high levels of diagnostic accuracy in this modern working environment, special training and commitment to cytopathology are required in addition to histopathology. Cytopathology of the Head and Neck: Ultrasound guided FNAC supports the learning of new skills expected of practicing pathologists by providing a comprehensive approach to cytopathology, including performing FNAC and on site interpretation. New to this edition is coverage of ultrasound (US) guidance the use of which has emerged as an essential adjunct to either Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) or needle core biopsy, and is expected to increase. US combined with US guided FNAC is now recommended as the investigation method of first choice for HN lesions for evaluating regional metastases in HN patients, for both those with and those without palpable lumps. This second edition also includes: Companion website containing ultrasound case histories which detail imaging findings, list differential diagnosis and suggest further investigations compiled by Dr Simon Morley Expanded coverage of clinical images of head and neck masses Clear presentation of FNAC diagnostic features with images Clinical management algorithms Examples of diagnostic of pitfalls and complications in FNAC This timely book fills the training gap required for pathologists and offers a team approach to head and neck lesions, with valuable input from radiologists, ENT (ear, nose, and throat) surgeons, oncologists, and medico-legal experts. This new edition reflects the emergent multidisciplinary approach to head and neck practice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Head and Neck Neoplasms -- diagnosis.
Biopsy, Fine-Needle -- methods.
Cyst Fluid -- cytology.
Cysts -- pathology.
Head and Neck Neoplasms -- pathology.
Head -- Cytopathology.
Head -- Needle biopsy.
Neck -- Cytopathology.
Neck -- Needle biopsy.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1118076028
1118560817 (electronic bk.)
9781118560815 (electronic bk.)
(Adobe PDF)