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Histopathology of chronic constipation, 2d ed.


Histopathology of chronic constipation, 2d ed.

Meier-Ruge, William and Elisabeth Bruder.

S. Karger, AG


53 pages




Meier-Ruge and Bruder (Institute for Pathology, U. of Basel, Switzerland) present a revised edition of Pathology of Chronic Constipation in Pediatric and Adult Coloproctology (2005), which includes new diseases and figures. Sections cover histopathological diagnosis; different colon diseases with chronic constipation; a laboratory guide to histopathological diagnosis of intestinal motility disorders; preparation of cryostat sections from biopsies and colorectal specimens; and immunohistochemical techniques of paraffin sections in the diagnosis of gut dysmotility. Discussion includes characteristics of classical and ultrashort Hirschsprung's disease; total intestinal aganglionosis and hypoganglionosis; new diseases like intestinal neuronal dysplasia, desmosis coli, leiomyopathy, architectural malformation, and stretching lesions of muscularis propria; and atrophic desmosis. The volume is intended for diagnostic pathologists, clinicians, pediatric and abdominal surgeons, coloproctologists, and gastroenterologists.

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