2014 JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCHVol.1 No.1Vol.1Jul.–Dec. 2014ERA’S JOURNAL OF MEDICAL RESEARCHJul.–Dec. No.1ERA’S
A TEXTBo oK oF PATHoloGY
by Mrinali Sant
In pathology, knowledge regarding etiology and pathogenesis
of diseases are increasing leaps and bounds. Dr. Mrinalini
Sant NCBA (New Central Book Agency P. Ltd) London has CDr. Parul Gupta
written a book “A text book of Pathology” for beginners Assistant Professor,
which is designed in a way that all the topics, both in general Department of Pathology
and systemic pathology are covered in a concise (brief), Era’s Lucknow Medical
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In General Pathology (Chapter 1–12), achievements in the
study of cell, molecular biology and Immunology, all related
to understanding of pathogenesis of disease are covered
concisely but not much data have been given in relation to
detailed molecular and cellular basis of disease pathogenesis
e.g. Apoptosis, Mediators inflammation, neoplasm and
Genetics. Various new tables covering a wide data in a very Classifications of lymphomas not upto mark.
precise form eg. classifications of Giant cells have been Immunofluorescence and well detailed H & E pictures and
made. The increasing importance of the newer knowledge etiopathogenesis of glomerulonephritis is not mentioned.
in immunology of health and disease is adequately stressed.
Various new and exciting information eg. on stem cell Over all, this book have organized information into uniform
biology, growth factor signalling and rapid advances in and logical pattern, facilitating readability, comprehension
DNA sequencing technology and neoplasia are not covered. and learning.
Photographs and tabulations have been not been printed in Histopathology is an essential component of pathology
glossy paper with no advanced digital technology applied teaching in all medical and dental courses; nevertheless
in printing. A separate new chapter of Cytology has been the scope, content and emphasis on microscopy vary
written which provides a good comprehensive view for the considerably between different centres. This book is designed
students. The book has not integrated into the discussion the to meet as closely as possible the requirements of all these
newest established information available at molecular level in varied and differing courses. Efforts have been made to keep
etiopathogenesis of various diseases and disorders.the volume comprehensive, profusely illustrated and still,
In Systemic Pathology, the disease of each organ system are handy maintaining the emphasis on the needs of MBBS
considered, with emphasis given on those topics that are students. A good number of colored plates (226), tables (143)
more common, so that, students become familiar with most and illustration (34) are provided to enhance the utility of the
of the important disease encountered in clinical practices.volume.