Bone Marrow Pathology by Barbara J. Bain PDF

Bone Marrow Pathology pdf

Bone Marrow Pathology – Written by one of the world’s leading haematologists, and three renowned histopathologists, Bone Marrow Pathology provides a comprehensive guide to the diagnosis of bone marrow disease. Now in its Third Edition, the text has been extensively revised and rewritten to reflect the latest advances in the field.

Features: Bone Marrow Pathology

  • An extremely practicalup-to-the-minute text incorporating the new WHO classification of haematopoietic malignancies
  • A comprehensive text written with great precision and clarity of style
  • Incorporates a new section ‘Problems and Pitfalls’ – a unique section that will aid the working pathologist faced with a difficult situation
  • An important text for the haematologist, histopathologist and haematopathologist with equal weight given to peripheral blood, aspirate, trephine biology and specialized techniques
  • Extensively illustrated with many of the photographs being of paraffin-embedded sections
  • Combines all the techniques now applied to bone marrow diagnosis, including immunocytochemistry, flow cytometery, immunohistochemistry and the diagnostic role of cytogenetic and molecular genetic analysis


Barbara J. Bain, MBBS, FRACP, FRCPath, is Professor of Diagnostic Haematology, St Mary’s Hospital Campus, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, and Honorary Consultant Haematologist, St Mary’s Hospital, London, UK.

David M. Clark, MD, MRCP (UK), FRCPath, is Consultant Haematopathologist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London.

Irvin A. Lampert, MB, ChB, DCP, FRCPath, is the author of Bone Marrow Pathology, 3rd Edition, published by Wiley.

Bridget S. Wilkins, DM, PhD, FRCPath, is Consultant Haematopathologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London and Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Winchester, and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London.


Chapter 1 The normal bone marrow.

Chapter 2 Special techniques applicable to the bone marrow.

Chapter 3 Infection and reactive changes.

Chapter 4 Acute myeloid leukaemia*.

Chapter 5 Myeloproliferative disorders*.

Chapter 6 Lymphoproliferative disorders*.

Chapter 7 Multiple myelomas*.

Chapter 8 Disorders of erythropoiesis, granulopoiesis and thrombopoiesis.

Chapter 9 Miscellaneous disorders.

Chapter 10 Metastatic tumours*.

Chapter 11 Disease of bone.


* Indicates that new information on immunophenotyping, cytogenetics, molecular genetics are included in these chapters.

REVIEWS – Bone Marrow Pathology

‘…of outstanding quality, this book should secure a place as a benchbook for students and practitioners of haematology and pathology alike’

‘This is certainly the best book so far on this subject. It should appeal to those who do not regularly report marrows, as marrow histology can be very challenging in this setting.’
Australian Journal of Medical Science

‘I wholeheartedly recommend the book to trainees and practising pathologists, whether in haematology or in histopathology, and to a wider medical readership as a clear and informative text.’
Royal College of Pathologists Bulletin.


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