lotus



previous page: Interpretation Of Lab Test Profiles
  
page up: Health and Body Pampering
  
next page: Hemp / Cannabis / Marijuana FAQ

The Biopsy Report: A Patient's Guide



Explanation of the pathologist's report on biopsies, aimed at the educated layperson.

The Biopsy Report: A Patient's Guide was compiled and written by Ed Uthman, MD (uthman@neosoft.com).

Note: Please send all constructive comments regarding this FAQ to Ed Uthman, MD (uthman@neosoft.com).

This article is provided as is without any express or implied warranties. While every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information, the author assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions, or for damages resulting from use of the information herein.

Copyright (c) 1994-96, Edward O. Uthman. This material may be reformatted and/or freely distributed via online services or other media, as long as it is not substantively altered. Authors, educators, and others are welcome to use any ideas presented herein, but I would ask for acknowledgment in any published work derived therefrom.

version 1.2U, 11/12/97

-01 Biopsy: Introduction
Many medical conditions, including all cases of cancer, must ...
-02 Types Of Biopsies
1. Excisional biopsy. A whole organ or a whole lump ...
-03 Specimen Processing
After the specimen is removed from the patient, it is processed ...
-04 Pathologic Examination A. The Gross Description
The pathologist begins the examination of the specimen by ...
-05 Pathologic Examination B. The Microscopic Examination
The microscopic description, or the micro is a ...
-06 Pathologic Examination C. The Diagnosis
This is analogous to the bottom line of a financial report. ...
-07 Biopsy: Glossary Of Important Diagnostic Terms
Finally, it may be useful to present a brief glossary of ...









TOP
previous page: Interpretation Of Lab Test Profiles
  
page up: Health and Body Pampering
  
next page: Hemp / Cannabis / Marijuana FAQ