Basic Pathology, Fourth Edition
INTRODUCTION - WHAT IS A DISEASE?
Prologue: What is a disease?
Causes and mechanisms - general principles
What causes disease?
DEFENCE AGAINST DISEASE
Introduction: The role of epidemiology in disease
The body’s response to infection
The acute inflammatory response
Chronic and granulomatous inflammation, healing and repair
The immune defense against infection
Introduction: Features of circulatory disorders
Vascular occlusion and thrombosis
Atherosclerosis and hypertension
CELL GROWTH AND ITS DISORDERS
Introduction: A brief history of cancer
Benign growth disorders
What causes cancer?
Molecular genetics of cancer
The behavior of tumors
The clinical effects of tumors
340 pages; ISBN 9781444166439
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Title: Basic Pathology, Fourth Edition
Author: Sunil Lakhani; Susan A Dilly; Caroline J Finlayson