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Clinical Genitourinary Pathology [electronic resource] : A case-based learning Approach /
edited by Andreas C. Lazaris.
imprint
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2018.
description
XV, 530 p. 440 illus. in color. online resource.
ISBN
9783319721934 (print), 9783319721941
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2018.
isbn
9783319721934 (print)
9783319721941
standard identifier
10.1007/978-3-319-72194-1
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
General Introduction (Pathology and Clinical Medicine) -- Chapter 1: Tumors of the kidney -- Chapter 2: Urinary Bladder -- Chapter 3: Prostate Gland -- Chapter 4: Testis.
abstract
This book presents clinicopathological insights into common genitourinary diseases, especially those of neoplastic nature, and introduces experiential learning based on case presentations (case-based learning). One of the tasks that trainees face is converting the extensive amount of data into medical experience. Using successive microscopic images, the book gradually and analytically presents diagnostic procedures for the genitourinary system (kidney, urinary bladder, prostate gland and testis). Characteristic cases are presented for each organ, each ending with a clinical commentary and key messages. This form of presentation helps readers acquire the valuable skill of effective diagnostic thinking, focusing their attention on the essential microscopic findings and disregarding insubstantial findings. Although clinical applications are frequently based on pathological findings which therefore need to be clearly described and recorded, the importance of this in everyday medical practice is often ignored by medical students and downplayed by clinicians. Demonstrating how knowledge can be practically applied, the book is a valuable resource mainly for residents in pathology, urology and oncology but also for medical students with a special interest in histopathology.
catalogue key
11807793

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