This brand new, unique pathology textbook provides medical students with expert information on everything that they need to understand about the crucial links between basic biological science and the practice of medicine. Enormous value for money, students essentially get two books for the price of one: the first covers all essential basic science and the second applies this knowledge to appropriate clinical settings. The systemic approach in part two complements the modern curriculum perfectly.Professor Woolf with over 40 years experience teaching pathology writes with the same clear style that made Cells Tissues and Disease a best seller .Table of Contents: BASIC PATHOLOGY: The Nature of General Pathology. Cell Injury and Its Manifestations. Cell and Tissue Death. Acute Inflammation I: Introduction. Acute Inflammation II: Cellular Events. Acute Inflammation III: Chemical Mediators. Factors Which May Modify the Inflammatory Reaction. The Natural History of Acute Inflammation II: Healing. The Natural History of Acute Inflammation II: Chronicity. The Immune System. Disorders Related to the Immune System. Autoimmune Disease. Transplantation and the Major Histocompatibility Complex. Granulomatous Inflammation. Some Specific Granulomatous Disorders. Amyloid and Amyloidosis. The General Pathology of Viral Infection. Disorders of Blood Flow: A Basis. Ischaemia and Infarction. Abnormal Accumulations of Fluid and Disturbances of Blood Distribution. Pigmentation and Heterotopic Calcification. Neoplasia: Disorders of Cell Proliferation and Differentiation. Non-Neoplastic Disturbances in Cell Growth and Proliferation. Cell Proliferation in Relation to Neoplasia. The Relationship of Neoplastic Cells with Their Environment: Tumour Spread. The Effects of Neoplasma on the Host. The Effect of the Host on Neoplasms. Oncogenesis. Oncogenesis and the Molecular Biology of Cancer. Genetic Disorders. Single Gene Defects. SYSTEMIC PATHOLOGY: The Cardiovascular System. The Respiratory System. The Gastrointestinal System. The Liver, Gallbladder and Exocrine Pancreas. The Kidney. The Lower Urinary Tract. The Male Reproductive System. The Female Reproductive System. The Endocrine System. The Haemopoietic System. The Lymphoreticular System. The Skin. The Skeletal System. The Nervous System. Special Senses. Appendices. Index.
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Titolo: Pathology, Basic and Systemic
Editore: Elsevier - Bailliere Tindall
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 19x27 cm
Peso: 2.9 kg