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Book review
Heptinstall's Pathology of the Kidney
  1. Rohan John
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rohan John, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University Health Network and University of Toronto, Canada; rohan.john{at}

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J Charles Jennette, Jean L Olson, Fred G Silva, Vivette D D'Agati, eds. 7th edition.

Heptinstall's Pathology of the Kidney remains the singular textbook on renal pathology for use by pathologists, nephrologists and trainees in the field. The book offers a thorough description of the pathology of various morphological disease entities of the kidney. Each chapter provides relevant disease background, well-illustrated pathology, coverage of disease aetiology and pathogenesis, and portions of clinicopathological correlation. Now in its seventh edition, the book serves as a primary read for entry into the field and a well-referenced resource for those entrusted …

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  • Correction notice One of the book authors' names has been corrected since published Online First.

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