1st Edition

Practical Dermatologic Surgery

Edited By

Richard Bennett

  • Available for pre-order. Item will ship after July 19, 2021
ISBN 9780367511050
July 19, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
192 Pages 144 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Covering the full range of dermatologic surgery, this text will be essential reading for residents in dermatology, family practice, and surgical specialties needing to review a topic in detail quickly and easily. Each chapter is in brief outline form, with tables, line drawings, and the essential references, offering an authoritative and up-to-date guide with 32 contributors.

Table of Contents



List of Contributors

I: Dermatologic Surgery Background

1 History of Dermatologic Surgery
Richard G. Bennett and Danielle Urman

2 Preoperative Evaluation and Avoiding Surgical Problems
Elisabeth K. Shim

3 Skin lesions: Benign
Hina Ahmad

4 Skin lesions: Premalignant and Malignant
Steven Chow

5 Skin Biopsy Techniques

Silvina Pugliese, Tanya Nino, and Abel Torres

II: Dermatologic Surgery Basics

6 Wound Healing
Teresa Soriano

7 Anatomy
Allison Hanlon

8 Electrosurgery
Austin Liu and Naomi Lawrence
9 Dressings and Their Effect on Wound Healing
Ronald G. Wheeland

10 Basic Suturing and Excision Techniques
Kapila V. Paghdal and Murad Alam
11 Nail Unit Surgery
Michael Xiong and Richard Bennett

III: Reconstructive Dermatologic Surgery

12 Skin Grafts
Ken K. Lee

13 Cutaneous Flaps
Jonathan L. Cook

14 Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Manish Gharia and Brittany Ahuja

IV: Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery
15 Neurotoxins
Alastair Carruthers and Jean Carruthers

16 Soft Tissue Fillers
Jeanette M Black and Derek H Jones

17 Chemical Peeling
Gary D. Monheit

18 Lasers
Lisa Y. Xu and Mathew M. Avram

19 Sclerotherapy and Endovenous Ablation
Mitchel P. Goldman

20 Tumescent Liposuction
William P. Coleman and Kyle Coleman

21 Hair Transplantation
Paul McAndrews

22 Miscellaneous Procedures: Intense Pulsed Light, Photodynamic Therapy, Cryotherapy, Cryolipolysis, Microdermabrasion, Salabrasion, Dermabrasion, Microneedling, Radiofrequency, and Ultrasound

Jennifer A. Ledon and Richard G. Bennett


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Richard G. Bennett MD is a dermatologist in Los Angeles, California, with special expertise in Mohs Micrographic Skin Surgery; he has taught for many years at both David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA and Keck School of Medicine, USC. Dr. Bennett received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.