[Current problems in the diagnosis of malignant pleural mesothelioma].

  title={[Current problems in the diagnosis of malignant pleural mesothelioma].},
  author={Yukio Hosokawa and Shinichi Matsuge and Kazuki Hayashi and Yuan Tao and R Nakno and Yusuke Kemmochi and Atsushi Ishimine and Yukihito Murakami and Soichiro Kano},
  journal={Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery},
  volume={60 1},
The diagnosis of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is challenging although MPM is highly aggressive tumor. The current diagnostic gold standard is principally based on light microscopic examination of hematoxylin-eosin and immunohistochemical stains of large tissue sections. However, pathological diagnosis of MPM and classification of histological… CONTINUE READING