Dental and Oral Pathology (Encyclopedia of Pathology) (Hardcover)
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This book covers the complete field of oral and maxillofacial pathology - from Addisons disease to Zimmerman-Laband syndrome. The alphabetically arranged entries, each of which provides a detailed description of a specific pathological disease pattern, allow readers to quickly and easily find the information they need.
About the Author
Pieter Slootweg (1950) graduated both in medicine and dentistry. Currently he is Professor of Pathology at the Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands since 2004. Before he was Professor of Oral Pathology at the University Medical Center of Utrecht since 1995. He obtained his Board Certification as Consultant Histopathologist in 1988. The mainstream of his professional career lies in the area of Head and Neck Pathology. He has published over 230 peer reviewed papers and has written, edited, or contributed to almost 20 books in this field. His research interest is in molecular biology of head and neck squamous cell cancer and its precursor stages and surgical pathology of salivary glands and maxillofacial bones.Professor Slootweg is a member of the Editorial Board of Oral Oncology, Virchows Archives, Journal of Craniomaxillofacial Surgery, International Journal of Oral Maxillofaical Surgery, Pathology Research International, and Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. Moreover, he is member of the WHO-IARC panel on oral carcinogenesis. Recently, he was appointed to be one of the Volume Editors of the update of the WHO classification of Tumours of the Head and Neck (4th edition).