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Encyclopedia of Pathology

  • Collection of short biographies of the pioneers in pathology

  • Provides detailed information on the development of techniques in pathology

  • Alphabetically arranged entries

Part of the book series: Encyclopedia of Pathology (EP)

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Table of contents (1084 entries)

  1. 131I-MIBG Scintigraphy

    • Niklaus Schaefer
  2. 18F-Fluorodopa (18F-FDOPA)

    • Niklaus Schaefer
  3. Abscess

    • Noëlle Weingertner, Jean-Pierre Bellocq
  4. Acinar Cell Carcinoma

    • Stefano La Rosa, Amedeo Sciarra
  5. Acinar Cell Nodules

    • Irene Esposito, Lena Haeberle
  6. Acinar Cystic Transformation of the Pancreas

    • Irene Esposito, Lena Haeberle
  7. Acinar: Ductal Metaplasia

    • Irene Esposito, Lena Haeberle
  8. Acinic Cell Carcinoma

    • Maria P. Foschini, Luca Morandi
  9. Ackerman, Albert Bernard (1936–2008)

    • Elizabeth Raphaela Picciotti
  10. Acquired Cystic Disease-Associated Renal Cell Carcinoma

    • Anna Caliò, Diego Segala, Guido Martignoni
  11. Acromegaly

    • Annamaria Colao, Claudia Pivonello, Ludovica F. S. Grasso, Rosa Pirchio
  12. Activin

    • Silvia Uccella
  13. Acute Myeloid Leukemia and Related Neoplasms

    • Emily Mitchell, Emma Gudgin, Livia Raso-Barnett
  14. Acute Pancreatitis

    • Anne Kraft, Matthias M. Gaida

About this book

This book presents a collection of short biographies and works of the pioneers in pathology, together with a brief history of the European Society of Pathology and the New York Pathological Society. Detailed information is provided on the development and current status of immunohistochemistry, light microscopy and dry preparations in medical education. The alphabetically arranged entries allow readers to quickly and easily find the information they need.

Editors and Affiliations

  • NIJMEGEN, The Netherlands

    J.H.J.M. van Krieken

About the editor

J.H.J.M. van Krieken is a pathologist with special expertise in the fields of
hematopathology and the pathology of the gastrointestinal tract. He was
professor for tumor pathology since 1999 and is since 2005 keeping the
chair of pathology at the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre in
Nijmegen. He furthermore serves as Chairman of the Board of the Oncology
Institute of the Radboud University Nijmegen.

He was the treasurer/secretary of the European Association forHematopathology from 2000 to 2008, and from 2003 to 2011 the treasurer,
and from 2013 to 2015 the president of the European Society for Pathology
(ESP); he is presently the past-president of the ESP. Furthermore, he coordinates
the ESP quality assessment program and is the chair of IQNpath. He is
(co)author of more than 450 papers in peer-reviewed journals (H-index 76),
has written chapters in books on pathology and oncology, is editor of a Dutch
textbook on oncology, and serves on the editorial board of the American
Journal of Surgical Pathology and the Journal of Pathology, is managing
editor of Virchows Archiv, and is the chief editor of the Journal of
Hematopathology. Since 2011 he is member of the German Academy of
Sciences Leopoldina, and since 2014 of Academia Europea and Honorary
Fellow of the Royal Society of Pathology of Great Britain and Ireland.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Encyclopedia of Pathology

  • Editors: J.H.J.M. van Krieken

  • Series Title: Encyclopedia of Pathology

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Springer Reference Medicine, Reference Module Medicine

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-28845-1Due: 01 October 2023

  • Series ISSN: 2366-6269

  • Series E-ISSN: 2366-6277

  • Number of Pages: X, 3141

  • Topics: Pathology, History of Medicine