by Jae Ro, Mahul B. Amin, Ayesegul A. Sahin, Alberto G. Ayala, and Sang Sook Lee, 1 CD-ROM, requirements: 8 MB RAM, 486SX 50 MHz processor, 10 MB free hard drive space, double-speed CD-ROM drive or better, 16-bit color SVGA display, Microsoft Windows 3.1 or later, with mouse, $199, ISBN 0412-09051-1, New York, NY, Chapman & Hall, 1996.
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This CD-ROM offers a well-organized atlas of testicular pathology with detailed yet concise clinical and pathologic information, enhanced by numerous gross and microscopic images.
The program is easy to install and navigate. It is simple to move from one area to another. The opening graphics take you directly to the main menu, which offers six general topics. Selecting any of these topics takes you through a series of submenus to the specific item of interest.
The "Disease Atlas" is comprehensive, including neoplastic and nonneoplastic diseases. This section, as well as the others, is well supported by gross and microscopic images. The "Reference" section provides a quick listing of relevant articles for each topic. The "Lectures" area offers a concise outline format covering clinical aspects and gross, microscopic, and immunohistochemical features of each disease. The lectures are supported by the appropriate image. All the images have clearly written, detailed captions.
Mostofi FK, Sapp KW. Atlas of Testicular Pathology 1.0. JAMA. 1997;278(18):1542. doi:10.1001/jama.1997.03550180096053