This book is intended as a practical primer on the Pap test. Using bold text, tables, and highlighted areas, this book offers a user-friendly text on Pap test fundamentals so readers may find specific information effortlessly. This book begins with a basic dictionary of terms, principles, and anatomy before detailing such issues as the Bethesda System, liquid-based and physiological cytology, reactive changes, human papillomavirus, and atypical squamous cells. The authors also discuss low-grade and high-grade squamous intra-epithelial lesions, invasive squamous carcinoma, endocervical and endometrial lesions, metastatic tumors, therapy-related changes, and the newest techniques in screening and managing Pap tests.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
A Short Dictionary of the Pap Test 1 Chapter 2 Analogies in the Pap Test: Of 'Corn Flakes' and 'Raisins' 7 Chapter 3 Basic Cytology Principles 11 Chapter 4 Basic Anatomy and Cytology of the Female Genital Tract 15 Chapter 5 The Bethesda System 27 Chapter 6 Liquid-Based Preparations 31 Chapter 7 Physiological Cytology 37 Chapter 8 Reactive Changes and Organisms 53 Chapter 9 Human Papillomavirus in Cervical Carcinogenesis 71 Chapter 10 Atypical Squamous Cells 81 Chapter 11 Low-Grade Squamous Intra-Epithelial Lesion 95 Chapter 12 High-Grade Squamous Intra-Epithelial Lesion 103 Chapter 13 Invasive Squamous Carcinoma 113 Chapter 14 Endocervical Lesions 123 Chapter 15 Endometrial Lesions 145 Chapter 16 Metastatic Tumors 165 Chapter 17 Therapy-Related Changes 173 Chapter 18 Artifacts, Contaminants, and Incidental Findings 179 Chapter 19 Screening and Management Guidelines of Pap Test and Newer Techniques 187 Appendices 197 Index 229
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Titolo: Fundamentals of Pap Test Cytology
Autori: Hoda - Md - Fiac
Editore: Humana Press
Finitura: Copertina flessibile