Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Professional 9th Edition

Dependable, current, and complete, Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, 9th Edition is the perennially best-selling text that you’ll use long after your medical student days are behind you. A world-class author team headed by Drs. Vinay Kumar, Abul Abbas, and Jon Aster, delivers the latest, most essential pathology knowledge in a readable, interesting manner, ensuring optimal understanding of the latest basic science and clinical content. High-quality photographs and full-color illustrations highlight new information in molecular biology, disease classifications, new drugs and drug therapies, and much more.

  • Rely on uniquely authoritative and readable coverage, ideal for USMLE or specialty board preparation, as well as for course work.
  • Simplify your study with an outstanding full-color, highly user-friendly design.
  • Stay up to date with the latest information in molecular and genetic testing and mechanisms of disease.
  • Consult new Targeted Therapy boxes online that discuss drug therapy for specific diseases.
  • Gain a new perspective in key areas thanks to contributions from new authors at the top of their fields.
  • Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. Further your understanding with access to a wealth of interactive ancillaries on the Expert Consult site, including pathology case studies and videos and an extensive image collection.
Table of Contents

General Pathology
CHAPTER 1 The Cell as a Unit of Health and Disease 1
Richard N. Mitchell
CHAPTER 2 Cellular Responses to Stress and Toxic Insults:
Adaptation, Injury, and Death 31
CHAPTER 3 Inflammation and Repair 69
CHAPTER 4 Hemodynamic Disorders, Thromboembolic Disease, and Shock 113
CHAPTER 5 Genetic Disorders 137
CHAPTER 6 Diseases of the Immune System 185
CHAPTER 7 Neoplasia 265
CHAPTER 8 Infectious Diseases 341
Alexander J. McAdam • Danny A. Milner • Arlene H. Sharpe
CHAPTER 9 Environmental and Nutritional Diseases 403
CHAPTER 10 Diseases of Infancy and Childhood 451
Anirban Maitra
Systemic Pathology: Diseases of Organ Systems
CHAPTER 11 Blood Vessels 483
Richard N. Mitchell
CHAPTER 12 The Heart 523
Frederick J. Schoen • Richard N. Mitchell
CHAPTER 13 Diseases of White Blood Cells, Lymph Nodes, Spleen, and Thymus 579
CHAPTER 14 Red Blood Cell and Bleeding Disorders 629
CHAPTER 15 The Lung 669
Aliya N. Husain

CHAPTER 16 Head and Neck 727
Mark W. Lingen
CHAPTER 17 The Gastrointestinal Tract 749
Jerrold R. Turner
CHAPTER 18 Liver and Gallbladder 821
Neil D. Theise
CHAPTER 19 The Pancreas 883
Ralph H. Hruban • Christine A. Iacobuzio-Donahue
CHAPTER 20 The Kidney 897
Charles E. Alpers • Anthony Chang
CHAPTER 21 The Lower Urinary Tract and Male Genital System 859
Jonathan I. Epstein • Tamara L. Lotan
CHAPTER 22 The Female Genital Tract 991
Lora Hedrick Ellenson • Edyta C. Pirog
CHAPTER 23 The Breast 1043
Susan C. Lester
CHAPTER 24 The Endocrine System 1073
Anirban Maitra
CHAPTER 25 The Skin 1141
Alexander J.F. Lazar • George F. Murphy
CHAPTER 26 Bones, Joints, and Soft Tissue Tumors 1179
Andrew Horvai
CHAPTER 27 Peripheral Nerves and Skeletal Muscles 1227
Peter Pytel • Douglas C. Anthony
CHAPTER 28 The Central Nervous System 1251
Matthew P. Frosch • Douglas C. Anthony • Umberto De Girolami
CHAPTER 29 The Eye 1319
Robert Folberg
Index 1345

This Book is Available For Premium Members Only

Become a Premium Member Now