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Veterinarian's Guide to Maximizing Biopsy Results

Veterinarian's Guide to Maximizing Biopsy Results

F. Yvonne Schulman

ISBN: 978-1-119-22626-0 August 2016 Wiley-Blackwell 80 Pages

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$39.99

Description

Veterinarian's Guide to Maximizing Biopsy Results helps veterinary practitioners in obtaining high-quality biopsy samples, maximizing the results and minimizing the cost.

  • Details the biopsy process step by step
  • Includes a submission checklist to assure thoroughness
  • Helps clinicians avoid errors when collecting biopsy samples
  • Ensures high-quality samples for improved results and reduced costs
  • Provides practical, clinically oriented information

Preface: Why maximizing your biopsy results is important vii

Acknowledgments ix

Steps of a Successful Biopsy Submission 1

1 Collection 1

i Site 1

ii Size 1

iii Number 13

iv Fixation 16

v Labeling and packaging 21

2 Submission form 23

i Signalment and clinical history 24

ii Lesion description 25

iii Differential diagnosis and specific questions 25

3 Clinicopathologic correlation 25

Organ System Specific Guidelines 27

1 Skin 27

2 Mammary 32

3 Oral 34

4 Gastrointestinal tract 35

5 Liver 38

6 Pancreas 39

7 Spleen 40

8 Lymph nodes 42

9 Bone 43

10 Digits 46

11 Eyes 47

12 Urinary 47

i Kidney 47

ii Bladder and urethra 49

13 Respiratory 51

i Nasal 51

ii Lung 52

14 Reproductive 52

i Female 52

ii Male 54

15 Endocrine 54

i Thyroid 54

ii Adrenal gland 55

iii Parathyroid gland 55

16 Central nervous system 55

17 Skeletal muscle 56

18 Miscellaneous 58

i Anal sacs 58

ii Synovium 58

Biopsy Submission Check List 59

List of Biopsy Dos and Don’ts 61

References 63

Additional Reading 65

Index 67