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Title Gleason grading of prostate cancer : a contemporary approach / Mahul B. Amin [and three others] ; Ruth W. Weinberg, acquisition editor ; Michelle M. LaPlante, developmental editor ; Deirdre Marino, production editor ; Patricia Gast, cover designer
Edition First edition
Published Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (124 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series LWW medical book collection
Contents Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Authors; Preface; Contents; 1 -- Background, Principles, and Overview of the Gleason System; 2 -- Contemporary Application of Gleason Grading in 18-Gauge Needle Biopsy, Transurethral Resection, and Radical Prostatectomy Specimens; 3 -- Gleason Scoring in Unusual Situations; 4 -- Reproducibility of the Gleason System; 5 -- Clinical Significance of Gleason Grading; 6 -- Reporting of Prostate Carcinoma By the Gleason System; Subject Index
Summary Featuring more than 300 full-color photomicrographs that represent the entire spectrum of the Gleason grading system, this atlas is the first comprehensive and definitive reference devoted to Gleason grading of prostate cancer. It is written by four eminent authorities in urologic pathology who bring their collective expertise and consensus opinion in Gleason grading. Illustrative case examples from the authors' collections highlight the pitfalls and problems of applying the Gleason grading system to contemporary techniques in pathology
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed May 9, 2014)
Subject Prostate -- Needle biopsy -- Atlases.
Prostate -- Tumors -- Classification.
Prostatic Neoplasms -- pathology.
Biopsy -- methods.
Prostatic Neoplasms -- classification.
Prostatic Neoplasms -- diagnosis.
Genre/Form Atlases.
Form Electronic book
Author Amin, Mahul B., author
Gast, Patricia, cover designer
LaPlante, Michelle M., editor
Marino, Deirdre, editor
Weinberg, Ruth W., editor
ISBN 1469879492 (e-book)
9781469879499 (e-book)