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Tumours of the Mediastinum

  • J. M. Verley
  • K. H. Hollmann

Part of the Current Histopathology book series (CUHI, volume 19)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-8
  2. J. M. Verley, K. H. Hollmann
    Pages 9-10
  3. J. M. Verley, K. H. Hollmann
    Pages 11-42
  4. J. M. Verley, K. H. Hollmann
    Pages 43-61
  5. J. M. Verley, K. H. Hollmann
    Pages 62-81
  6. J. M. Verley, K. H. Hollmann
    Pages 82-108
  7. J. M. Verley, K. H. Hollmann
    Pages 109-111
  8. J. M. Verley, K. H. Hollmann
    Pages 112-121
  9. J. M. Verley, K. H. Hollmann
    Pages 122-124
  10. J. M. Verley, K. H. Hollmann
    Pages 125-130
  11. J. M. Verley, K. H. Hollmann
    Pages 131-132
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 133-136

About this book

Introduction

In the last decade tremendous progress has been made in the diagnosis and treatment of tumours of the mediastinum. The use of immunohistochemistry, molecular biology, electron microscopy, CT and MRI, and a better knowledge of tumour markers, has made for better diagnosis, often without the need for biopsy, in many cases. This in turn has clarified the classification and thus the epidemiology of tumours of the mediastinum, and modern radiotherapy, chemotherapy and surgery has led to improved survival of patients at risk.
With over 300 illustrations, mostly in full colour, and a well-referenced text, this atlas is an invaluable bench reference for the practising diagnostic pathologist and a study aid for the trainee, as well as a comprehensive source of reference for oncologists and surgeons.

Keywords

CT biopsy cell classification computed tomography (CT) electron microscopy lymphoma magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) metastasis molecular biology radiotherapy surgery thymus tumor

Authors and affiliations

  • J. M. Verley
    • 1
  • K. H. Hollmann
    • 2
  1. 1. Department of Surgical Pathology, Surgical Centre Marie LannelongueChargée de Recherche at the National Institute of Medical Research (INSERM)ParisFrance
  2. 2.Surgical Centre Marie LannelongueDirecteur de Recherche at the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)ParisFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-2994-7
  • Copyright Information J. M. Verley and K. H. Hollmann 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-5331-0
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-2994-7
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