I discuss issues pertaining to the practice of neuropathology -- including nervous system tumors, neuroanatomy, neurodegenerative disease, muscle and nerve disorders, ophthalmologic pathology, neuro trivia, neuropathology gossip, job listings and anything else that might be of interest to a blue-collar neuropathologist.
Thursday, December 20, 2018
The new WHO Ocular Tumour “Blue Book” is now available!
Prepared by 64 contributors from 22 countries
More than 400 tables and color photos
The new edition of the WHO Classification of Tumours of the Eye is now on sale, just in time for Christmas! The latest edition is edited by Drs. Hans E. Grossniklaus, Charles Eberhart, and Tero Kivela. There are sections on all recognized neoplasms of the eye, lacrimal apparatus, and conjuctiva. Included are substantial changes to the classification of conjunctival neoplasia and melanoma, based on the latest molecular studies. Information on clinical features in addition to prognostic and predictive factors for each tumour type are provided. Also included are updates to the existing ICD-O codes and new codes for use in epidemiology and cancer registration.