Über den Autor
Rebecca N. Baergen, MD is Professor of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the Chief of Perinatal and Pediatric Pathology, Weill-Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York NY.
Evaluation of the First Trimester Products of Conception.- Evaluation of the Second Trimester Products of Conception.- Macroscopic Evaluation of the Second and Third Trimester Placenta.- Microscopic Evaluation of the Second and Third Trimester Placenta.- Early Placental Development.- Chorionic Villi: Histology and Villous Development.- Overview and Microscopic Survey of the Placenta.- Extravillous Trophoblast, Trophoblast Invasion and Fibrinoid.- Multiple Gestation: General Aspects.- Multiple Gestation: Twin Variants and Related Conditions.- Abortion and Chromosomal Anomalies.- Postpartum Hemorrhage, Subinvolution of the Placental Site and Placenta Accreta.- Placental Shape Aberrations.- Pathology of the Fetal Membranes.- Pathology of the Umbilical Cord.- Infectious Diseases.- Maternal Diseases Complicating Pregnancy.- Placental Malperfusion.- Miscellaneous Placental Lesions.- Placental Abnormalities in Fetal Conditions.- Fetal Thrombotic Vasculopathy.- Neoplasms.- Hydatidiform moles.- Choriocarcinoma.- Lesions of ExtravillousTtrophoblast.- Legal Considerations.- New Directions.- index.
Manual of Pathology of the Human Placenta, Second Edition is a concise, practical manual of placental pathology. While references are made to the more encyclopedic Pathology of the Human Placenta, this Manual is designed as a user-friendly, easy-to-read bench manual that can be used in the grossing room as well as at the microscope. Features of the text include:- A section on the approach to the placental specimen, providing suggestions on what to do, as well as when and how to do it.- Discussion of detailed development and normal histology of all parts of the placenta for those wanting to learn about specific areas of the placenta.- Discussion of placental lesions, disease processes related to the placenta, neoplasms, and trophoblastic lesions. An overview of the legal implications of placental examination and future direction. "Suggestions for Examination and Report" includes key points in gross examination, sectioning, and diagnosis. Suggestions for comments in the surgical pathology report guide the reader in problematic situations or when the diagnosis or diagnostic implications are unclear.An abundance of tables summarize pertinent information and provide easy access to the differential diagnoses of various lesions. Manual of Pathology of the Human Placenta is a must-have reference for every pathologist, resident and pathology assistant.
Based upon the gold standard textbook currently in its fifth edition.
User-friendly and easy to reference information tables.
Easy access to differential diagnosis of various lesions.
Over 300 color illustrations.
Written for general pathologists and pathologists-in-training.