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
- 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.