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Histological Typing of Kidney Tumours : Advances in Spatial Sciences (Paperback) - F.K. Mostofi

Histological Typing of Kidney Tumours

Advances in Spatial Sciences (Paperback)


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The second edition of this book, originally published in 1981, is the result of a collaborative effort of pathologists from 6 countries. It is more extensive than the first edition. Renal adenomas have been presented in more detail. Several new entities unrecognized in 1981 have been discussed including metanephric adenoma, chromophobe carcinoma, and renal medullary carcinoma. More extensive definition and discussion of nephroblastic lesions is given including mesoblastic nephroma and cystic nephroma. Two new entities are included: clear cell sarcoma and rhabdoid tumour. A list of miscellaneous tumours such as small cell carcinoma, ossifying renal tumour, renal hamartoma, and nephrogenic adenofibroma is also added. A number of new tumour-like lesions have been included. The text of the revised edition contains 145 colour photomicrographs.

Introduction Histological Classification of Kidney Tumours Definitions and Explanatory Notes Epithelial Tumours and Renal Parenchyma Epithelial Tumours of Renal Pelvis Nephroblastic Lesions Other Paediatric Tumours Non-epithelial Tumours Miscellaneous Tumours Secondary Tumours Tumour-like Lesions TNM Classification of Kidney Tumours and Renal Pelvic Tumours Illustrations Subject Index.

ISBN: 9783540631996
ISBN-10: 3540631992
Series: Advances in Spatial Sciences (Paperback)
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 117
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 24.41 x 16.99  x 0.76
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised