European Respiratory Society Monograph, Vol. 39. 2007
Pathological examination forms a key element in the final diagnosis of a variety of malignant and non-malignant respiratory disorders, and directs treatment. Research has contributed to important advances in the pathological diagnosis of these respiratory disorders. This book is a complete overview of diagnostic procedures and pathological examination data, which helps support the clinician in the decision-making process.
This Monograph covers the pathology of neoplastic diseases, infections, obstructive and interstitial lung diseases, and pulmonary manifestations of systemic diseases, with all the chapters written by distinguished experts. It will also be useful to clinicians who meet patients with pulmonary diseases. As it is a comprehensive update of the pathological field I am assured that pathologists and scientists within the field, will also find this Monograph helpful.