Surgery of the Skin

Text with DVD

By

  • June Robinson, MD, Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago IL, USA.
  • C. William Hanke, MD, MPH, FACP, Visiting Professor of Dermatology, University of Iowa Carver, College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa; Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Roberta Sengelmann, MD, FAAD, FACMS, Private Practice, Mohs & Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
  • Daniel Siegel, MD, MS(Management and Policy), Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Director, Procedural Dermatology Fellowship State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY; Senior Surgeon Long Island Skin Cancer and Dermatologic Surgery Smithtowm, NY
  • June Robinson, MD, Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago IL, USA.
  • C. William Hanke, MD, MPH, FACP, Visiting Professor of Dermatology, University of Iowa Carver, College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa; Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Daniel Siegel, MD, MS(Management and Policy), Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Director, Procedural Dermatology Fellowship State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY; Senior Surgeon Long Island Skin Cancer and Dermatologic Surgery Smithtowm, NY

"Sets a new standard for future textbooks of dermatologic surgery." (JAAD, Feb 2006) Featuring the work of international experts, this resource uses a state-of-the-art, interactive approach to depict the art and practice of dermatologic surgery. Four separate sections sequentially cover the entire spectrum of skin surgery—from basic concepts and basic surgical procedures to aesthetic surgical procedures and special procedures. A bonus DVD-ROM features all of the artwork from the book, invaluable video clips covering both common and uncommon procedures—all from the surgeon's point of view.
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Audience

Dermatologists, Family Medicine Specialists & Internists

 

Book information

  • Published: February 2005
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-02752-6


Table of Contents

I. Basic surgical concepts

1. Skin structure and surgical anatomy

2. Aseptic technique

3. Anesthesia and analgesia

4. Instruments and materials

5. Patient evaluation, informed consent, preoperative assessment and care

6. Digital imaging in dermatologic surgery

7. Wound healing

8. Dressings/post-op care

9. Antibiotics

10. Large equipment and design of the surgical suite, including monitoring devices

11. Dermatology office accreditation

II. Essential surgical skills

12. Electrosurgery, electrocoagulation, electrofulguration, electrodesiccation, electrrosection and electrocautery

13. Cryosurgery

14. Skin biopsy techniques

15. Incision, draining and exterioization techniques

16. Suturing technique and other closure materials

17. Hemostasis

18. Ellipse, ellipse variations, and dog-ear repairs

19. Layered closures, complex closures with suspension sutures and plication of SMAS

20. Repair of the split earlobe, ear piercing, and earlobe reduction

21. Random pattern cutaneous flaps

22. Axial pattern flaps

23. Skin grafting

24. Regional reconstruction: trunk, extremities, hands, feet, face (perioral, periorbital, cheek, nose, forehead, ear, neck, scalp)

25. Scar revision

III. Aesthetic surgical procedures

26. Psychosocial issues and the cosmetic surgery patient

27. Evaluation and management of the aging face

28. Soft-tissue augmentation

29. Chemical peels

30. Implants

31. Use of botulinum toxin type A in facial rejuvenation

32. Liposuction

33. Autologous fat transfer: Evolving concepts and techniques

34. Follicular unit hair transplantation

35. Laser hair removal

36. Microdermabrasion and dermabrasion

37. Laser treatment of tattoos and pigmented lesions

38. Laser skin resurfacing: Ablative and non-ablative

39. Laser treatment of vascular conditions

40. Endovenous ablation techniques with ambulatory phlebectomy for varicose veins

41. Minimum incision face lift

42. Blepharoplasty and browlift

43. Rejuvenation of the neck using liposuction and other techniques

IV. Special procedures

44. Keloid management

45. Nail surgery

46. Leg ulcer management

47. Benign subcutaneous lesions: cysts and lipomas

48. Mohs micrographic surgery and cutaneous oncology

49. Skin cancer in the organ transplant patient

50. Management of Dysplastic Nevi and Melanoma

Index