Anatomical Pathology

Laboratory of Pathological Anatomy

Anatomical Pathology is the study of organs and tissues to determine the causes and effects of particular diseases. It plays an essential role in diagnosing and treating several conditions, delivering critical diagnosis when symptoms and radiological examinations are inconclusive.

Because of its broad scope, Anatomical Pathology supports different fields of medicine. It is decisive for the diagnosis of different types of cancer, for instance, and specialists in Anatomical Pathology follow-up patients, stage the disease and predict the response to a given therapy.

Joaquim Chaves Saúde is at the forefront of Anatomical Pathology, with innovative technologies and highly skilled professionals. We are prepared to perform the most demanding exams and analyses, essential for a customized, effective, fast and safe treatment.

Areas of specialization

In Pathological Anatomy, cytology (the analysis of cells) and histology (the analysis of tissues) stand out.

  • Histology

  • Cytopathology

  • Body fluids and secretions

  • Immunohistochemistry

  • Complementary techniques

Our Pathology Laboratory, equipped with state-of-the-art technology

The Pathological Anatomy Laboratory of Joaquim Chaves Saúde is, since 2020, located in our CORE building, a laboratory reference with an unrivalled architecture and infrastructure and the most advanced equipment.

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Laboratório de Anatomia Patológica