Updates/Reviews

In May 2015,  The Uropathology Sessions at the Asia Pacific International Academy of Pathology meeting were held in conjunction with the International Society of Urological Pathology In Brisbane. Many international experts including Profs John Srigley, Angelo De Marzo, Christina Magi-Galluzzi, Ming Zhao, Adeboye Osunkoya, Matteo Brunelli and Chin-Chen Pan were  invited and sponsored by Aquesta Uropathology.

In June 2014 Professor Lars  Egevad from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden was the invited guest speaker at the Australasian Division of the International Academy of Pathology, 39 th Annual Scientific Meeting Uropathology Session held in conjunction with the International Society of Urological Pathology In Brisbane. Prof. Egevad’s visit was sponsored by Aquesta Uropathology.

 

Prostate cancer grading

A modified Gleason grading system was introduced in 2005 by the  ISUP. Further modifications were introduced in 2014 (ISUP grading) and this was accepted by the 2016 WHO  Classification of Tumours: Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Urinary and Male Reproductive System.

Prognostic significance of micropapillary urothelial carcinoma

Micropapillary urothelial carcinoma is thought to be an aggressive variant of urothelial carcinoma. We examined one of the largest series of these tumours in the urinary bladder to ascertain the prognostic significance of the superficial and invasive types of these tumours.

International Society of urological pathology (ISUP) consensus conference on handling and staging of radical prostatectomy specimens

A consensus conference on handling and reporting of radical prostatectomy specimens organized by the ISUP was held in Boston  in March of 2009. Uropathologists from around the world  were invited to attend this conference. Guidelines and recommendations are published.

 

Seminal vesicle involvement in prostate cancer

Seminal vesicle involvement in prostate cancer signifies pathological stage 3b cancer in radical prostatectomy specimens. Examination of the proximal extraprostatic part of the seminal vesicle detects all cases without lymphovascular invasion Download document.