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Handbook of Endometrial Pathology
by Yee Khong

Handbook of Endometrial Pathology provides a clinically pragmatic and diagnostically up-to-date basis for the pathological examination of the endometrium, one of the most commonly examined tissues in anatomical pathology.

Features:

  • Concepts and details are presented in an accessible manner and controversial or unproven concepts are highlighted
  • Emphasis on differential diagnosis in lesions that cause difficulty
  • Covers histopathological concepts and details

Contents

Sampling the endometrium

  • Sampling the endometrium
  • Indications for sampling the endometrium
  • When is the endometrial tissue sufficient?
  • Tissue processing and artefacts

The normal endometrium

  • General considerations
  • Menstrual cycle
  • Postmenopausal endometrium
  • Dating the endometrium

Pregnancy

  • Placentation
  • Abortion
  • Abnormal pregnancy
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Postpartum haemorrhage
  • Pregnancy following therapy

Endometrial inflammation

  • Normal endometrium
  • Definition of endometritis
  • Non-specific endometritis
  • Morphological subtypes of endometritis

Functional disorders and dysfunctional bleeding

  • Terminology
  • Anovulatory cycles
  • Luteal phase defect
  • Irregular shedding of the endometrium
  • Oestrogen deficiency
  • Dysfunctional uterine bleeding

Iatrogenic disease

  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Oral contraceptives
  • Systemic progestogens
  • Tamoxifen
  • Gonadotrophin releasing hormone agonists
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Intrauterine contraceptive devices
  • Other hormone treatment

Benign tumours and tumour-like conditions

  • Papillary adenofibroma
  • Endometrial stromal nodule
  • Endometrial polyps
  • Endometrial metaplasias

Endometrial hyperplasias

  • Definition of endometrial hyperplasia
  • Terminology of endometrial hyperplasias
  • Natural history of endometrial hyperplasias
  • Aetiology of endometrial hyperplasias
  • Histopathological diagnosis of endometrial hyperplasias
  • Other terminology

Malignant neoplasms

  • Endometrial carcinoma
  • Endometrial stromal sarcoma
  • Mixed epithelial stromal tumours
  • Miscellaneous tumours
  • Secondary tumours

Gestational trophoblastic disease

  • Hydatidiform mole
  • Invasive mole
  • Choriocarcinoma
  • Placental site trophoblastic tumour
  • Epithelioid trophoblastic tumour
  • Exaggerated placental site reaction
  • Placental site nodule or nodule

Index

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Handbook of Endometrial Pathology
by Yee Khong
2005 324 pages $178.95 + shipping
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