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Pathology of the Gastrointestinal Tract

  • Provides a comprehensive reference work for the pathology of the upper and lower gastrointestinal (GI) tract

  • Shares the knowledge of experts in the field

  • Affords convenient, rapid access to authoritative and comprehensive information

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

Part of the book series: Encyclopedia of Pathology (EP)

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Table of contents (202 entries)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiv
  2. A

    1. Abdominal Adhesions

      • Maria Sotiropoulou
      Pages 1-3
    2. Abetalipoproteinemia

      • Arzu Ensari
      Pages 3-6
    3. Achalasia, Esophagus

      • Luis Novais, Paula Chaves
      Pages 6-12
    4. Acute Gastritis

      • Chella R. S. van der Post, Fátima Carneiro
      Pages 12-17
    5. Adenoacanthoma

      • Helena Baldaia
      Pages 17-19
    6. Adenocarcinoma, Upper Gastrointestinal Tract

      • Chella R. S. van der Post, Fátima Carneiro
      Pages 19-29
    7. Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, Esophageal

      • Isabel Fonseca
      Pages 29-31
    8. Adenoma, Colorectal

      • Sibel Erdamar
      Pages 31-35
    9. Adenoma, Upper Gastrointestinal Tract

      • Chella R. S. van der Post, Fátima Carneiro
      Pages 35-38
    10. Adenosquamous Carcinoma, Upper GI Tract

      • Maria Gabriela Gasparinho, Isabel Fonseca
      Pages 39-41
    11. Adipose Tissue Tumors, Stomach

      • José Manuel Lopes
      Pages 41-43
    12. Ampullary Carcinoma

      • Berna Savaş
      Pages 43-45
    13. Amyloidosis, Gastrointestinal

      • Susana Rodrigues
      Pages 45-49
    14. Anal Adenocarcinoma

      • Denis Chatelain, Jean-François Fléjou
      Pages 49-51
    15. Angiodysplasia

      • Maria Sotiropoulou
      Pages 51-54
    16. Antibiotic-Associated Colitis

      • Liesbeth Ferdinande
      Pages 54-59
    17. Anus

      • Jean-François Fléjou, Denis Chatelain
      Pages 59-62
    18. Appendiceal Tumors

      • Magali Svrcek
      Pages 62-73

About this book

This book covers the complete field of the pathology of the Gastrointestinal tract - from Abetalipoproteinemia to Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome. The alphabetically arranged entries, each of which provides a detailed description of a specific pathological disease pattern, allow readers to quickly and easily find the information they need.

Keywords

  • Adenocanthoma
  • Crohn`s Disease
  • Esophagitis
  • Mucinous Cystadenoma
  • Giant condyloma of Buschke and Lowenstein

Editors and Affiliations

  • Faculty of Medicine of Porto University, Centro Hospitalar São João and Ipatimup/i3S, Porto, Portugal

    Fátima Carneiro

  • Serviço de Anatomia Patológica, Instituto Português de Oncologia de Lisboa de Francisco Gentil, Lisbon, Portugal

    Paula Chaves

  • Faculdade de Ciências da Saúde, Universidade da Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal

    Paula Chaves

  • Department of Pathology, Ankara University Medical School, Sihhiye, Turkey

    Arzu Ensari

About the editors

Professor Fatima Carneiro is a pathologist and researcher in the field of gastrointestinal and liver pathology. She received her medical degree in 1978 at the Medical Faculty of Porto, Portugal, where she is currently serving as a full professor of pathology. Since 1993, she has been a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto (Ipatimup/i3S). Her research is directed towards the understanding of the etiopathogenesis of gastric cancer and the molecular basis of gastric carcinoma development. Professor Carneiro is a Past President of the European Society of Pathology, Coordinator of the Portugese Network of Tumour Banks, council member of the International Gastric Cancer Association and a Fellow of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences. She has co-authored ca. 300 peer-reviewed publications ("h factor". 54- Scopus).


Paula Chaves (born in 1953) graduated in medicine in 1978. She obtained her Board Certification as Pathologist in 1988 and as Consultant Pathologist in 1993. Presently, she is Senior Pathologist at the Instituto Portugues de Oncologica de Lisboa de Francisco Gentil (IPOLFG EPE). She did her PhD in 2001 at the Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Currently, she is Full Professor of Pathology at the Faculdade de Ciencias da Saude, niversidade da Beira Interior, since 2007. Before, she was Auxiliar Professor of Pathology at the Faculdade de Ciencias Medicas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, since 1993. The mainstream of her professional career lies in the area of Gastrointestinal Pathology. She has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers and has contributed to almost 8 books in this field. Her research interest is in Barrett`s Esophagus, the premalignant condition for esophageal adenocarcima. Actually, her research work contributed for the understanding of differentiation of the distinct cellular phenotypes present in Barrett`s epithelium and their relationship to cancer. Professor Paula Chaves is presently the Director of the Research Center of the Instituto Portugues de Oncologica de Lisboa de Francisco Gentil (IPOLFG EPE).

Arzu Ensari finished her training in Pathology in Ankara in 1991, before moving to the UK to pursue a PhD on "Cellular and Molecular Pathology of Gluten Sensitivity" under the supervision of Dr. Michael N. Marsh from 1991 to 1994. She worked with Prof. Yo Kato (Japan) on GI cancer and precursor lesions for three months in 1995. Since then Dr. Ensari has been engaged in gastrointestinal pathology at the Department of Pathology, Ankara University Medical School. In 2008 she worked in Toronto, Canada as a visiting professor with Prof. Robert Riddell, mainly on IBD. Dr. Ensari is a former chair of the GI Pathology working group of the ESP, and is a faculty member of the EScoP GI Pathology working team. She is currently working as a full-time Professor at the Department of Pathology, Ankara University Medical School. Dr. Ensari has published many articels and book chapters on GI pathology. Her major research interests include malabsorption, IBD, polyps and colorectal cancer.     

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Pathology of the Gastrointestinal Tract

  • Editors: Fátima Carneiro, Paula Chaves, Arzu Ensari

  • Series Title: Encyclopedia of Pathology

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-40560-5

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Reference Module Medicine

  • Copyright Information: Springer International Publishing AG 2017

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-40559-9

  • Series ISSN: 2366-6269

  • Series E-ISSN: 2366-6277

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XXIV, 701

  • Number of Illustrations: 7 b/w illustrations, 473 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Pathology, Gastroenterology

  • Industry Sectors: Biotechnology, Health & Hospitals, Pharma

Buying options

eBook USD 379.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-40560-5
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 399.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)