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Author Jiménez-Ayala, Matías

Title Endometrial adenocarcinoma : prevention and early diagnosis / Matías Jiménez-Ayala, Beatriz Jiménez-Ayala Portillo ; including contributions by Enrique Iglesias Goy, Mar Rios Vallejo
Published Basel ; New York : Karger, ©2008


Description 1 online resource (xii, 91 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Series Monographs in clinical cytology ; v. 17
Monographs in clinical cytology ; v. 17. 0077-0809
Contents Current status of the prevention and early diagnosis of endometrial adenocarcinoma -- The value of endometrial cytology -- Techniques of endometrial cytology -- Techniques of endometrial histopathology -- New techniques for the diagnosis of endometrial pathology -- Cytology of the normal endometrium -- cycling and postmenopausal -- Benign endometrial lesions -- Cytopathology of endometrial hyperplasias -- Cytopathology of endometrial adenocarcinoma -- Cytopathology of the non-epithelial malignant tumors of the uterine corpus
Summary The incidence of endometrial adenocarcinoma, the most common malignant tumor of the female genital tract in developed countries, has increased over recent years. A variety of collection techniques are available to obtain cytologic or histopathologic samples for its diagnosis but their interpretation can be difficult without proper collection and preparation. However, this monograph, written by internationally recognized experts, is a most valuable educational resource for the pathologist and cytopathologist in the techniques of endometrial sampling and diagnosis. The chapters are comprehensive
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 82-87) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Adenocarcinoma -- Cytodiagnosis
Endometrium -- Cancer -- Cytodiagnosis
Endometrium -- Cancer.
Carcinoma, Endometrioid
Endometrium -- cytology
Endometrial Neoplasms
MEDICAL -- Oncology.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Cancer.
Endometrium -- Cancer
Endometrium -- Cancer -- Cytodiagnosis
Form Electronic book
Author Jiménez-Ayala Portillo, Beatriz
ISBN 9783805584814