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by Romil Saxena MD FRCPath (Author)

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Elsevier; 2nd edition (April 14, 2017)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0323428738
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0323428736

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A volume in the popular Pattern Recognition Series, Practical Hepatic Pathology: A Diagnostic Approach features completely updated and reorganized content, resulting in a truly practical guide to understanding liver pathology. Dr. Romil Saxena presents interpretation of liver biopsies according to a pattern-based approach that begins with recognition of the predominant histological pattern of injury, followed by identification of secondary features and appropriate work-up that lead you away from pitfalls to the best diagnosis.

Unique “visual index” at the beginning of the book references the exact chapter and specific page needed for in-depth diagnostic guidance.
Superb, high-quality, full-color images illustrate pathognomonic features and common variations.
Features comprehensive information on major adult and childhood liver diseases, hepatic neoplasms and pre-neoplastic nodules, including clinical features, laboratory tests, imaging findings and differential diagnosis.
Coverage of the clinical aspects of liver transplantation allows you to understand the pathology and practice of this procedure.
Virtual Microscope provides your own personal set of over 300 liver slides accessible anywhere, any time on your favorite digital device. Navigate around and zoom in and out to savor these exceptionally high quality whole slide images covering everything from the normal liver to rare challenging cases.
New section on Evolving Concepts keeps you abreast of new paradigms in liver diseases such as reversal of fibrosis, heterogeneity of cirrhosis, and biphenotypic primary liver cell carcinoma.
Reorganized Table of Contents is even more intuitive.
Expert Consult eBook version is included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book across digital platforms.

Editorial Reviews


“Overall,  highly recommended for clinical practice”Overall, Dr. Romil Saxena’s practical approach to liver pathology is highly recommended for clinical practice, not only for all those confronted daily with liver pathology!” Virchows Archive

About the Author

Romil Saxena, MD, FRCPath, is a practicing surgical pathologist with specialization in liver and gastrointestinal pathology. She serves as Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pathology. Dr. Saxena completed fellowships in Liver Pathology and Gene Therapy at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY; in Liver Pathology at King’s College Hospital, London; and in Gastrointestinal Pathology at Yale University Medical Center. Dr. Saxena is the author of over a hundred articles and several textbook chapters on liver and gastrointestinal diseases
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