Biopsy Interpretation of the Prostate by Jonathan I. Epstein, George J. Netto MD

By Jonathan I. Epstein, George J. Netto MD

Looking to grasp the prostate biopsy? Then it’s time to place Biopsy Interpretation of the Prostate prominently in your scientific bookshelf. lower than the information of most sensible specialists, you’ll research the state of the art, illustrated advisor to prostate biopsy pathology interpretation. Authored by means of the field’s so much verified specialists, you’ll learn how to hire the simplest usage of H&E microscopy besides the most recent immunohistochemical markers with a view to carry exact, trustworthy diagnoses.


With entry to 350 full-color illustrations you’ll study firsthand the intricacies and nuances of the whole diversity of benign and malignant prostatic entities. The textual content also will top you on easy methods to severely use adjunctive exams to either diagnose restricted prostate melanoma and keep away from overdiagnosing mimickers of prostate melanoma.  

In addition to bettering your diagnostic talents, this booklet emphasizes the up-to-date Gleason grading method for you to give you the so much exact prognostication on your biopsy reports.

Feel extra convinced with tough prostate biopsies; carry the simplest in prostate melanoma care by means of studying biopsy pathology interpretation.

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  • Updates at the use and pitfalls of immunohistochemistry in analysis of adenocarcinoma of the prostate together with using more moderen more suitable markers
  • Updates to molecular findings of prostate melanoma and its impact on remedy and prognosis
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82), and cribriform (eFigs. 6 Unusual subtypes of high-grade PIN include PIN with signet-ring features, small cell neuroendocrine PIN, PIN with mucinous features (Fig. 15, eFigs. 73), foamy PIN (Fig. 16, eFigs. 79), PIN with inverted nuclei (Fig. 17, eFig. 5,7–11 (text continues on p. 10 Micropapillary high-grade PIN. 10, where more prominent nucleoli are seen at the edge of the gland and nuclei appear more benign toward the luminal surface. Compare atypical cytology to benign gland (lower left).

J Urol. 1988;139:57–60. 6. Kohnen PW, Drach GW. Patterns of inflammation in prostatic hyperplasia: a histologic and bacteriologic study. J Urol. 1979;121:755–760. 7. Nielsen ML, Asnaes S, Hattel T. Inflammatory changes in the non-infected prostate gland. A clinical, microbiological and histological investigation. J Urol. 1973;110:423–426. 8. Neal DE Jr, Clejan S, Sarma D, et al. Prostate specific antigen and prostatitis. I. Effect of prostatitis on serum PSA in the human and nonhuman primate. Prostate.

5/30/14 6:53 PM 34 ——— BIOPSY INTERPRETATION OF THE PROSTATE The postbiopsy granuloma appears to be a reaction to altered epithelium and stroma from the trauma of previous cautery. The recognition of similar postbiopsy granulomas in other sites following cautery argues against the process resulting solely from altered epithelium or secretions unique to the prostate. The lesion is so characteristic and distinct from infectious granulomas, so that stains for organisms are usually not necessary. Postbiopsy granulomas are asymptomatic, incidental findings requiring no treatment.

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