1. General Principles of Endoscopic Gastric Biopsy and Specimen Handling
2. Endoscopic Features of Normal and Abnormal Gastric Mucosa
3. Normal Gastric Mucosa
4. Interpretation of Endoscopic Biopsy
5. Enterochromaffin-Like Cell and Associated Pathology
6. Demonstration of Helicobacter pylori (HP) and Other Related Organisms
7. Gastritis: Acute, Erosive, Haemorrhagic, Eosinophilic and Phlegmonous Types
8. Chronic Gastritis: Infectious, Non-infectious (Autoimmune, Chemical, Granulomatous), Chronic Superficial and Diffuse Antral Gastritis
9. Precancerous Lesions: Atrophic Gastritis, Intestinal Metaplasia, Natural Course of Chronic Gastritis and Associated Risk Factors
10. Gastric Epithelial Dysplasia: Grading, Significance in Endoscopic Biopsy, Genetic and Epigenetic Alterations
11. Controversies in the Diagnosis of Early Gastric Cancer
12. Handling of Endoscopic Resected Specimen: Indication for ESD and Grossing of ESD Specimen
13. Interpretation of Endoscopic Mucosal Biopsy for Gastric Carcinoma
14. Gastric Carcinoma—Early and Advanced Carcinomas
15. Morphological Aspect of Gastric Carcinomas
16. Helicobacter pylori Negative Gastric Cancer
17. Primary Gastric Lymphoma: Pathobiology, MALT Lymphoma, Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma and Burkitt Lymphoma
18. Lymphocytic and Other Autoimmune-Related Gastritis
19. Uncommon Types of Gastritis and Gastropathies Including Anti-parietal Cell, GVHD, Reactive and Granulomatous Gastritis
20. Gastric Polyps: Gastritis cystica profunda, Hyperplastic Gastropathies, Ménétrier’s Disease, Zollinger-Ellison (ZE) Syndrome
21. Peptic Ulcer, Gastric Ulcer and Gastropathy
22. Gastric Mucosal Pathology in Kidney Disease
23. Gastric Microvasculature in Portal Hypertension
24. Paediatric Gastritis and Peptic Ulcer Disease: H. pylori and Non-H. pylori-Related Conditions
25. Congenital Anomalies—Gastric Outlet Obstruction, Microgastria, Duplications and Gastroschisis
u003cpu003The book covers all aspects of endoscopic biopsies of the stomach inclusive of gastritis and gastropathies. It highlights the best way of handling of endoscopic biopsies in the endoscopic room by the gastroenterologist. It elucidates various steps involved in processing of the biopsy, tissue embedding and paraffin sectioning, approach to interpretation, various precautions that require to be taken while interpreting the biopsies, and the essential background knowledge of the interpreter. The book highlights the importance of the little things for a proper reading like matching of the tissue fragments received and the number of tissue present on a slide after the paraffin section.
Chapters cover various forms of gastritis, and the easiest approach for daily routine by avoiding the cumbersome classifications and staging formulated for gastritis. It also discusses the utilization of the right nomenclature for acute and chronic gastritis and various other subtypes of gastritis. Chapters include various rarer and infrequently come across conditions of both acute and chronic gastritis, special form of gastritis and infective conditions. It also includes unusual forms of non-neoplastic gastric pathologies such as, a condition, where the gastric mucosa is affected not only by direct exposure to various irritants but may also be affected by many systemic diseases. It also highlights the frequently observed changes in chronic renal and liver failures.
The book is targeted to all the practicing pathologists as well as graduate and post graduate students who are keen to learn about non-neoplastic gastric pathology at various levels.
• Discusses the right approach of handling gastric endoscopic biopsies
• Simplifies critical ways of reading and interpreting biopsies under light microscopy
• Correlates the histological features with the clinical profiles and the endoscopic features
Dr Kim Vaiphei, Professor, has been working in the Department of Histopathology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, India since 1990 as a faculty member. She has done MBBS from Calcutta University and MD in Pathology from PGIMER, Chandigarh. Dr Vaiphei has worked in London Cancer Centre as a short term of WHO. She is also Fellows of International Union against Cancer (UICC- WHO), National Academy of Medical Sciences India, and Indian College of Pathology. She has been working at various capacities in histopathology department at PGIMER and has been working as a Professor since 2006. Her field of specialization and interest for research has been gastrointestinal and hepatopancreatobiliary pathology. Dr Vaiphei has also completed many intramural as well as extramural research projects. She has received many awards including Dr R N Kasliwal Award by National Academy of Medical Sciences. She has attended many national and international conferences and has more than 300 publications to her credit.