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Outcomes of Skin Surgery

A Concise Visual Aid, 1st Edition

Edited by Graham Colver

CRC Press

224 pages

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Description

There is a great need for a visual resource to document, with clarity, the possible outcomes of surgery, including side effects and complications, and how these outcomes vary from individual to individual. Using a straightforward approach, Outcomes of Skin Surgery: A Concise Visual Aid is an easy-to-consult and highly illustrated reference for surgeons and patients alike. This text takes a major step forward in establishing a realistic basis for the decision-making process during a consultation.

Procedures highlighted in the text include:

  • the excision of benign and malignant tumors
  • diagnostic biopsies
  • cryosurgery
  • curettage for superficial lesions
  • photodynamic therapy

Table of Contents

1. No treatment. 2. Curettage, cautery, snip, shave, trichloroacetic acid. 3. Cryosurgery. 4. Radiotherapy. 5. Biopsies and excisions. 6. Flaps. 7. Grafts 8. Special sites: ear. 9. Special sites: nose. 10. Special sites: lip. 11. Special sites: eye. 12. Special sites: nails. 13. Open wound healing. 14. Wound dressings. 15. Topical therapies.

About the Editor

Colver\, Graham

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED017000
MEDICAL / Dermatology
MED085000
MEDICAL / Surgery / General