Color Atlas of Nerve Biopsy Pathology [1ed.]0849316766, 9780849316760, 9781420039801
Description:As a professional working in the frontlines of tissue diagnosis and in everyday practice, you need a reference that gives you practical information in an easy-to-use format. Containing over 300 photographs, micrographs, and line drawings, including over 60 color illustrations, Color Atlas of Nerve Biopsy Pathology supplies a clear picture of commonly used techniques for nerve biopsies. You get new diagnostic techniques and clinicopathological correlations all in a framework designed for quick reference and easy learning. Providing all the practical information you need from A to Z, Color Atlas of Nerve Biopsy Pathology describes how to:perform a nerve biopsyhandle specimensprocess the nerve by frozen sections, by paraffin sections, and by semi-thin sectionsThe book delineates the general pathological features of peripheral nerve disorders and the diagnostic capability and limitations of the nerve biopsy. It details the typical pathological features of each disease by presenting color photographs and example cases that provide a brief clinical history and pertinent electrophysiological and other laboratory data. The exhaustively illustrated color format provides you with immediate information in reaching a definitive diagnosis. Unlike other books on this subject, this one contains frozen section materials, case histories, teased nerve illustrations, and newly described neuropathies. The author brings twenty-five years of experience in the lab and teaching to the development of this atlas. In the lab or in the classroom, on the front lines of tissue diagnosis, Color Atlas of Nerve Biopsy Pathology provides you with the information you need clearly, concisely, and conveniently.