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AuthorMostofi, F. K. author
TitleHistological Typing of Urinary Bladder Tumours [electronic resource] / by F. K. Mostofi, C. J. Davis, I. A. Sesterhenn, L. H. Sobin
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1999
Edition Second Edition
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-59871-5
Descript XIV, 104 p. online resource

SUMMARY

The 1973 WHO classification of bladder tumours anticipated a probable need for eventual revision of the criteria for diagnosing papillary and flat bladder neoplasia. A workshop sponsored by the WHO consisting of pathologists, urologists, cytologists, oncologists and basic scientists interested in bladder tumours addressed this subject, and after a follow- -up meeting sponsored by the International Society of Urological Pathology, the classification and terminology used in this text were agreed upon. A major change is in the introduction of a new category: papillary urothelial neoplasm of low malignant potential. Many of the tumours previously designated as papillary transitional cell carcinoma, grade I now fall into that category. Another major change is in the designation of flat lesions, and this includes a definition of carcinoma in situ. Furthermore, a number of variant forms of urothelials carcinomas are included as well as new entities not recognized when the 1st edition was issued


CONTENT

Histological Classification of Urinary Bladder Tumours -- Definitions and Explanatory Notes -- Epithelial Tumours of the Bladder -- Non-epithelial Tumours -- Miscellaneous Tumours -- Metastatic Tumours and Secondary Extensions -- Unclassified Tumours -- Epithelial Abnormalities -- Tumour-like Lesions -- TNM Classification of Tumours of the Urinary Bladder -- Illustrations


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