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Author Lacruz, César R., author.

Title Central nervous system intraoperative cytopathology / César R. Lacruz, Javier Saénz de Santamaría, Ricardo H. Bardales
Edition Second edition
Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2018


Description 1 online resource (xv, 420 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Essentials in cytopathology, 1574-9053
Essentials in cytopathology series, 1574-9053
Contents Intro; Preface to the Second Edition; Acknowledgment; Contents; Part I: Introduction; Chapter 1: Introduction to CNS Intraoperative Cytopathology; Advantages of the Smear Technique; Disadvantages of the Smear Technique; Historical Background; Accuracy of CNS Intraoperative Cytopathology; Histologic Types of Central Nervous System Neoplasia; Suggested Reading; Chapter 2: Clinical and Radiological Approach to CNS Intraoperative Diagnosis; Clinical Considerations for Pathologists; Age and Location; Medical History; Family History; Neuroimaging Considerations for Pathologists
Principal Neuroimaging ModalitiesBasics Principles; Computed Tomography (CT); Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI); Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS); Positron Emission Tomography (PET); Thallium-201 Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT); Neuroimaging Evaluation; Suggested Reading; Chapter 3: Specimen Handling and Optimal Processing; Specimen Identification and Transportation; Tissue Sampling; Smear Technique; Fixation; Staining Methods; Fast Hematoxylin and Eosin Method; Recommended Procedure; Steps; Results; Fast Papanicolaou Method; Recommended Procedure; Steps; Results
Modified Fast Romanowsky StainRecommended Procedure; Steps; Results; Fast Toluidine Blue Method; Recommended Procedure; Steps; Results; Suggested Reading; Chapter 4: Algorithmic Approach to CNS Intraoperative Cytopathology; Sample Triage; Smear Evaluation; Type of Smearing; Type of Background; Type of Blood Vessels; Specific Cell Groups; Type of Cell; Specific Cellular Elements; General-Category Interpretation; Abnormal; Neoplastic; Glial Versus Non-glial; Low Versus High Grade; Nonneoplastic; Final Recommendations; Suggested Reading; Chapter 5: Normal Brain and Gliosis; White Matter Pattern
Gray Matter PatternCerebellar Cortex Pattern; Choroid Plexus Pattern; Leptomeningeal Pattern; Pineal Pattern; Gliosis; Piloid Gliosis; Contaminants; Suggesting Reading; Part II: Neoplastic; Chapter 6: Astrocytic Tumors; Diffuse Astrocytomas; General Diagnostic Approach; Cytologic Features of Diffuse Astrocytoma; Differential Diagnosis Considerations of Diffuse Astrocytoma; Cytologic Features of Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Differential Diagnosis Considerations of Anaplastic Astrocytoma; Cytologic Features of Glioblastoma; Background; Vascular Changes; Cell Types; Morphologic Variants
Differential Diagnosis Considerations of GlioblastomaDiffuse Midline Glioma; Gliomatosis Cerebri; Cytologic Features; Differential Diagnosis Considerations; Pilocytic Astrocytoma; Cytologic Features; Differential Diagnosis Considerations; Subependymal Giant Cell Astrocytoma; Cytologic Features; Differential Diagnosis Considerations; Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma; Cytologic Features; Differential Diagnosis Considerations; Suggesting Reading; Chapter 7: Oligodendroglial Tumors; Cytologic Features; Differential Diagnosis Considerations; Suggested Reading; Chapter 8: Ependymal Tumors; Ependymoma
Summary This book covers the full spectrum of benign and malignant conditions of the central nervous system with an emphasis on common disorders. It contains useful algorithms that guide the reader through the differential diagnosis of common and uncommon entities
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 20, 2018)
Subject Nervous system -- Diseases -- Cytopathology
Nervous system -- Diseases.
Central Nervous System Diseases -- pathology
Central Nervous System Neoplasms -- pathology
Intraoperative Period
Nervous System Diseases
Medical laboratory testing & techniques.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- General.
MEDICAL -- Clinical Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Evidence-Based Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Internal Medicine.
Medical laboratories
Form Electronic book
Author Sáenz de Santamaría, Javier, author.
Bardales, Ricardo H., author.
ISBN 9783319984919