Pranab Dey, "Diagnostic Cytology"
English | ISBN: 9351520668 | 2014 | 544 pages | PDF | 80 MB
Cytology is the study of cells; diagnostic cytology involves studying cells to identify diseases. The process is commonly used to detect cancer, but is also helps in the diagnosis of certain infectious diseases and other inflammatory conditions. This book is a comprehensive guide to diagnostic cytology. Divided into four sections, the book begins with an introduction to general cytology, providing an overview of cells, cell cycles and cell death. The following sections discuss clinical cytology, examining cells in specific areas of the body, and laboratory techniques for studying them. The final part is dedicated to fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), a popular and effective technique for quick tissue diagnosis. This section describes the use of FNAC in all different areas of the body. Key points Comprehensive guide to diagnostic cytology covering general cytology and more specific use of diagnosis techniques in different parts of the body In depth coverage of laboratory techniques Complete section dedicated to fine needle aspiration cytology Includes nearly 1000 clinical photographs, illustrations and tables