Historical references about Anatomic Pathology and its evolution in the "Surgical Pathology".
Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Organization.
The clinical autopsy.
Sampling, fixation and processing of tissue samples.
The cutting of paraffin sections
Routine, histomorphological, and histochemical staining techniques.
The intraoperative histological examination.
Immunohistochemistry: methodologies and applications.
In situ hybridization: methodologies and applications.
Application of ancillary methods for the definition of diagnostic, prognostic, and predictive indicators in oncology.
Historical overview of the origins and development of Cytopathology.
Normal cell morphology and the definition of cellular atypia.
Collection and processing of cytological samples.
Preparation and staining of cytological specimens.
The cervicovaginal cytology and the definition of screening cytology.
Serous effusions cytology.
Ultrastructural Pathology: Historical notes on the development of transmission electron microscope (TEM) and scanning electron microscope (SEM). Indications for electron microscopy in the diagnosis of neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases.