Molecular Pathology in Clinical Practice

Author: Debra G.B. Leonard
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319196749
Release Date: 2016-02-02
Genre: Medical

This authoritative textbook offers in-depth coverage of all aspects of molecular pathology practice and embodies the current standard in molecular testing. Since the successful first edition, new sections have been added on pharmacogenetics and genomics, while other sections have been revised and updated to reflect the rapid advances in the field. The result is a superb reference that encompasses molecular biology basics, genetics, inherited cancers, solid tumors, neoplastic hematopathology, infectious diseases, identity testing, HLA typing, laboratory management, genomics and proteomics. Throughout the text, emphasis is placed on the molecular variations being detected, the clinical usefulness of the tests and important clinical and laboratory issues. The second edition of Molecular Pathology in Clinical Practice will be an invaluable source of information for all practicing molecular pathologists and will also be of utility for other pathologists, clinical colleagues and trainees.

Molecular Pathology in Clinical Practice

Author: Debra G.B. Leonard
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0387513035
Release Date: 2008-11-01
Genre: Medical

This authoritative textbook embodies the current standard in molecular testing for practicing pathologists, and residents and fellows in training. The text is organized into eight sections: genetics, inherited cancers, infectious disease, neoplastic hematopathology, solid tumors, HLA typing, identity testing, and laboratory management. Discussion of each diagnostic test includes its clinical significance, available assays, quality control and lab issues, interpretation, and reasons for testing. Coverage extends to HIV, hepatitis, developmental disorders, bioterrorism, warfare organisms, lymphomas, breast cancer and melanoma, forensics, parentage, and much more. Includes 189 illustrations, 45 in full-color. This textbook is a classic in the making and a must-have reference.

Molecular Pathology in Clinical Practice Oncology

Author: Debra G.B. Leonard
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0387873643
Release Date: 2008-12-29
Genre: Medical

Molecular Pathology in Clinical Practice: Oncology is an authoritative and comprehensive guide that provides the general pathologist in clinical practice, as well as residents and fellows during their training, with the current standard in molecular oncology testing. It addresses all areas of molecular oncology testing including: molecular biology basics, inherited cancers, solid tumors, neoplastic hematopathology, identity testing and laboratory management. The book integrates the latest advancements in the field with the basic principles and practical applications.

Molecular Pathology in Clinical Practice Genetics

Author: Debra G.B. Leonard
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0387873732
Release Date: 2008-12-12
Genre: Medical

Molecular Pathology Testing in Clinical Practice: Genetics is an authoritative and comprehensive guide that provides the general pathologist in clinical practice, as well as residents and fellows during their training, with the current standard in molecular genetic testing. The book integrates the latest advancements in the field with the basic principles and practical applications.

Molecular Pathology in Clinical Practice Infectious Diseases

Author: Debra G.B. Leonard
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0387873678
Release Date: 2008-12-29
Genre: Medical

Molecular Pathology in Clinical Practice: Infectious Diseases is an authoritative and comprehensive guide that provides the general pathologist in clinical practice, as well as residents and fellows during their training, with the current standard in molecular infectious disease testing. The book integrates the latest advancements in the field with the basic principles and practical applications.

Molecular Pathology of Hematolymphoid Diseases

Author: Cherie H. Dunphy
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1441956980
Release Date: 2010-06-16
Genre: Medical

The past two decades have seen an ever-accelerating growth in knowledge about molecular pathology of human diseases, which received a large boost with the sequencing of the human genome in 2003. Molecular diagnostics, molecular targeted therapy and genetic therapy, are now routine in many medical centers. The molecular field now impacts every field in medicine, whether clinical research or routine patient care. There is a great need for basic researchers to understand the potential clinical implications of their research whereas private practice clinicians of all types (general internal medicine and internal medicine specialists, me- cal oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, pediatricians, family practitioners), clinical investigators, pathologists and medical laboratory directors and radiologists require a basic understanding of the fundam- tals of molecular pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment for their patients. Traditional textbooks in molecular biology deal with basic science and are not readily applicable to the medical setting. Most medical textbooks that include a mention of molecular pathology in the clinical s- ting are limited in scope and assume that the reader already has a working knowledge of the basic science of molecular biology. Other texts emphasize technology and testing procedures without integrating the clinical perspective. There is an urgent need for a text that fills the gap between basic science books and clinical practice. In the Molecular Pathology Library series, the basic science and the technology is integrated with the medical perspective and clinical application.

Diagnostic Molecular Pathology in Practice

Author: Iris Schrijver
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642196772
Release Date: 2011-09-09
Genre: Medical

This entirely case-based book covers a broad cross-section of the practical issues frequently encountered in the day-to-day activities of a molecular genetic pathologist. The book is divided into four sections on the principal areas addressed in molecular genetic pathology (MGP): inherited diseases, hematopathology, solid tumors, and infectious diseases. The topics covered by the cases in each section include test selection, qualitative and quantitative laboratory techniques, test interpretation, prognostic and therapeutic considerations, ethical considerations, technical troubleshooting, and result reporting. This book will be ideal for trainees in MGP and clinical molecular genetics who require a practice-based preparation for board examinations. It will also be very useful for residents and fellows in medical specialties to which MGP is pertinent, and for practicing pathologists who want to learn more about the current practice of molecular diagnostics.

Molecular Pathology of Endocrine Diseases

Author: Jennifer L. Hunt
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1441917071
Release Date: 2010-05-17
Genre: Medical

The past two decades have seen an ever accelerating growth in knowledge about molecular pathology of human diseases, which received a large boost with the sequencing of the human genome in 2003. Mole- lar diagnostics, molecular targeted therapy, and genetic therapy are now routine in many medical centers. The molecular field now impacts every field in medicine, whether clinical research or routine patient care. There is a great need for basic researchers to understand the potential clinical implications of their research whereas private practice clinicians of all types (general internal medicine and internal medicine specialists, medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, pediatricians, family practitioners), clinical inves- gators, pathologists and medical laboratory directors, and radiologists require a basic understanding of the fundamentals of molecular pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment for their patients. Traditional textbooks in molecular biology deal with basic science and are not readily applicable to the medical setting. Most medical textbooks that include a mention of molecular pathology in the clinical setting are limited in scope and assume that the reader already has a working knowledge of the basic science of molecular biology. Other texts emphasize technology and testing procedures without integrating the clinical perspective. There is an urgent need for a text that fills the gap between basic science books and clinical practice.

Molecular Pathology and Diagnostics of Cancer

Author: Domenico Coppola
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789400771925
Release Date: 2013-11-29
Genre: Medical

Molecular pathology is based on the emergence of new techniques that greatly enhance the diagnostic accuracy when facing with challenging differential diagnoses. In addition, new molecular techniques are entering the clinical arena for their value in predicting therapy response and tumor prognosis. This book provides a guide for the practicing pathologist and for both pathology residents and fellows during the daily sign-out of challenging cases. The book is organized by anatomical systems and provides a detailed description of molecular tests that may help in the diagnosis. Furthermore, a description of the current molecular tests required to identify patients for treatment is offered. The application of molecular pathology techniques to the clinical practice has already shown its usefulness and the number of such tests is growing exponentially as more molecular targets are discovered. Molecular Pathology and Diagnostics of Cancer will give practicing and training pathologists an up-to date resource to guide the correct management of pathology cases requiring molecular testing.

Molecular Pathology in Cancer Research

Author: Sunil R. Lakhani
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9781493966431
Release Date: 2017-01-20
Genre: Medical

The aim of the book is to discuss the application of molecular pathology in cancer research, and its contribution in the classification of different tumors and identification of potential molecular targets, as well as how this knowledge may be translated into clinical practice, and the huge impact this field is likely to have in the next 5 to 10 years.

Molecular Pathology

Author: William B. Coleman
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780128027875
Release Date: 2017-11-09
Genre: Medical

As the molecular basis of human disease becomes better characterized, and the implications for understanding the molecular basis of disease becomes realized through improved diagnostics and treatment, Molecular Pathology, Second Edition stands out as the most comprehensive textbook where molecular mechanisms represent the focus. It is uniquely concerned with the molecular basis of major human diseases and disease processes, presented in the context of traditional pathology, with implications for translational molecular medicine. The Second Edition of Molecular Pathology has been thoroughly updated to reflect seven years of exponential changes in the fields of genetics, molecular, and cell biology which molecular pathology translates in the practice of molecular medicine. The textbook is intended to serve as a multi-use textbook that would be appropriate as a classroom teaching tool for biomedical graduate students, medical students, allied health students, and others (such as advanced undergraduates). Further, this textbook will be valuable for pathology residents and other postdoctoral fellows that desire to advance their understanding of molecular mechanisms of disease beyond what they learned in medical/graduate school. In addition, this textbook is useful as a reference book for practicing basic scientists and physician scientists that perform disease-related basic science and translational research, who require a ready information resource on the molecular basis of various human diseases and disease states. Explores the principles and practice of molecular pathology: molecular pathogenesis, molecular mechanisms of disease, and how the molecular pathogenesis of disease parallels the evolution of the disease Explains the practice of “molecular medicine and the translational aspects of molecular pathology Teaches from the perspective of “integrative systems biology Enhanced digital version included with purchase

Molecular pathology of gastroenterological cancer

Author: Eiichi Tahara
Publisher: Springer Verlag
ISBN: 4431701958
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Medical

The past 20 years have seen remarkable progress in the research, diagnosis, and therapy of gastroenterological cancer. It has been shown that the development and progression of gastric and colon cancers require multiple alternations affecting DNA mismatch repair genes, oncogenes, and tumor-suppressor genes. Pathogenetic research has also demonstrated that the majority of gastrointestinal cancers express telomerase activity, with overexpression of telomerase RNA, providing powerful new tools for early detection. This volume brings together the most recent information on carcinogenesis, biology, molecular genetics, pathology, and molecular diagnosis of gastroenterological cancer, with contributions by renowned researchers from Japan and other parts of the world. Among the topics are experimental stomach carcinogenesis, molecular bases of human stomach carcinogenesis, critical determinants of human colon cancer metastasis, and telomere and telomerase in gastrointestinal cancer. Molecular Pathology of Gastroenterological Cancer is a vital source for oncologists, gastroenterologists, pathologists, epidemiologists, surgeons, and other clinicians.

Die Mathe Wichtel Band 1

Author: Stephanie Schiemann
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 9783658030735
Release Date: 2013-10-21
Genre: Mathematics

Die Mathe-Wichtel stammen aus dem Schülerwettbewerb der Deutschen Mathematiker-Vereinigung (DMV), bekannt als „Mathe im Advent“. Für dieses Buch wurden die schönsten Aufgaben der letzten Jahre ausgewählt und umfassend überarbeitet. Sie geben auf humorvolle Art einen Einblick in die wunderbare Vielfalt der Mathematik, fördern den mathematischen Entdeckungsdrang und das kreative Weiterdenken auf spielerische Weise. So erweitern sie das in der Schule vermittelte Bild der Mathematik und begeistern selbst diejenigen, die mit ihr bisher auf Kriegsfuß standen. Für Schülerinnen und Schüler ab der Grundschule (insbesondere Klassen 4-6), Eltern, Mathematiklehrer(innen) und allgemein für alle an Mathematik und Problemlösen interessierte Laien.