The cornerstone of any dermatologic library, this Third Edition is greatly expanded and revised to provide more than 80 new and updated chapters on topics essential for the surgical dermatologist in day-to-day clinical practice. With outstanding coverage of emerging and established surgical strategies, cosmetic techniques, and reconstruction methods, this source offers high-quality color photographs and clinical images that carefully navigate readers through key anatomical structures and provides intricate detail unsurpassed by any competing text.
Unrivaled in breadth and scope, there is no other existing text that covers key topics in dermatologic surgery in greater detail!
Table of Contents
BASIC PRINCIPLES. Surgical Preparation, Facilities and Monitoring. Instrumentation.
Closure Materials. Medical Evaluation. Psychological Evaluation. Informed Consent.
Universal Precautions. Anesthesia. Tumescent Anesthesia. Wound Healing and Care.
Complications and Their Management. Emergencies. Coding and Billing. STANDARD ONCOLOGIC PROCEDURES. Skin Biopsy. Excision. Scissor Surgery. Simple Repairs. Suturing Techniques. Electrosurgery and Epilation. Cryosurgery. REGIONAL SURGERY AND ANATOMY. The Scalp. The Ear. The Eye. The Nose. The Mouth. The Face. The Neck. The Torso and Appendages. The Hand. The Foot. The Nail. The Anogenital Area. SURGERY OF TUMORS AND DISEASE. Epidermal Tumors. Dermal and Subcutaneous Tumors. Benign Pigmented Lesions. Premalignancies. Basal Cell Carcinoma. Squamous Cell Carcinoma. Keratoacanthoma. Mohs Micrographic Surgery. Malignant Melanoma. Sarcomas. Unusual Tumors. Keloids and Acne Keloidalis. Vault Diseases. Scarring Alopecia. Leg Ulcers. Cure Rates. Skin Cancer in Transplant Recipients. RECONSTRUCTION. Second Intention Healing. Complex Closures. Skin Grafts. Rotation Flaps. Transposition Flaps. Pedicle Flaps. Interpolation Flaps. Random Pattern Flaps. Scar Revision. LASER SURGERY AND COSMETIC ENHANCEMENT. CO2 Laser. Non-Ablative Laser Revision of Scars and Striae. Basic Laser Physics. Basic Laser Safety. CO2 Laser Treatment of Epidermal and Dermal Lesions. Laser Surgery and Cosmetic Enhancement: Other Sources. Treatment of Tattoos and Pigmented Lesions. Laser Treatment of Vascular Lesions. Hair Removal by Photoepilation with Lasers and IPL Sources. Nonablative Facial Rejuvenation. Soft Tissue Augmentation and Fillers. Injectable Skin Fillers. Injectable Fluid Silicone. Botulism Toxin (BotoxR). Dermabrasion. Chemical Peels. Hair Restoration Surgery. Treatment of Veins and Varicosities. Liposuction and Fat Transfer. Fat Transplantation. Blepharoplasty and Brow Lifting. Facelift Surgery. Endoscopic Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Post-surgical Cosmetics.
"…a massively ambitious, impressive, and successful undertaking…a superb text, combining important written information, wonderful drawings and photographs, and a thoroughness seldom achieved in medical books of any kind."
-International Journal of Dermatology (for previous edition)
"…comprehensive, yet very readable. …covers everything from 'A to Z' in dermatologic surgery…a valuable addition to anyone's library."
-Archives of Dermatology (for previous edition)
"…Undoubtedly, it will become a standard text for dermatologic surgical procedures and will find its way into the library of dermatologists worldwide."
-Mayo Clinic Proceedings (for previous edition)