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Surgery of the Skin

Procedural Dermatology

Master the latest medical and cosmetic procedures with Surgery of the Skin, the most comprehensive dermatological surgery resource available. Written from the surgeon’s perspective, this medical reference book features step-by-step guidance on performing the most updated developments and cutting edge approaches across the entire spectrum of dermatologic surgery.

Audience
Dermatology

Hardbound, 880 Pages

Published: November 2014

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-0-323-26027-5

Contents

  • PART ONE: BASIC SURGICAL CONCEPTS

    1 Anatomy for Procedural Dermatology 

    2 Aseptic 

    3 Anesthesia and Analgesia 

    4 Instruments and Materials 

    5 Patient Evaluation, Informed Consent, Preoperative Assessment and Care 

    6 Antibiotics 

    7 Wound Healing 

    8 Wound Healing and its Impact on Dressings and Postoperative Care 

    PART TWO: ESSENTIAL SURGICAL SKILLS

    9 Electrosurgery, Electrocoagulation, Electrofulguration, Electrodesiccation, Electrosection, Electrocautery 

    10 Cryosurgery 

    11 Skin Biopsy Techniques 

    12 Incision, Draining, and Exteriorization Techniques 

    13 Suturing Materials, and Epidermal Closure Techniques 

    14 Complex Layered Facial Closures 

    15 Hemostasis 

    16 Ellipse, Ellipse Variations, and Dog-ear Repairs 

    17 Random Pattern Cutaneous Flaps 

    18 Axial Pattern Flaps 

    19 Skin Grafting 

    20 Scar Revision 

    PART THREE: AESTHETIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES

    21 Psychosocial Issues and the Cosmetic Surgery Patient 

    22 Evaluation and Management of the Aging Face 

    23 Soft Tissue Augmentation 

    24 Chemical Peels 

    25 Implants 

    26 Botulinum Toxins 

    27 Liposuction 

    28 Autologous Fat Transfer: Evolving Concepts and Techniques 

    29 Follicular Unit Hair Transplantation 

    30 Laser Hair Removal 

    31 Microdermabrasion and Dermabrasion 

    32 Laser Treatment of Tattoos and Pigmented Lesions 

    33 Energy-based Treatment of the Aging Face for Skin Resurfacing: Ablative and Non-ablative Lasers,
    Photodynamic Therapy of Photoaging and
    Actinic Damage 

    34 Laser and Light Treatment of Acquired and Congenital Vascular Lesions 

    35 Sclerotherapy of Varicose Veins 

    36 Endovenous Ablation Techniques with Ambulatory Phlebectomy for Varicose Veins 

    37 Minimum Incision Face Lift 

    38 Vertical Vector Face Lift with Local Anesthesia 

    39 Blepharoplasty and Brow Lift 

    40 Rejuvenation of the Neck Using Liposuction and Other Techniques 

    PART FOUR: SPECIAL PROCEDURES

    41 Keloid Management 

    42 Vitiligo Surgery 

    43 Management of Dysplastic Nevi
    and Melanomas 

    44 Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous
    Oncology 

    45 Leg Ulcer Management 

    46 Nail Surgery 

    47 Repair of the Split Earlobe, Ear Piercing, and Earlobe Reduction 

    Sirunya Silapunt and Leonard H Goldberg

    PART FIVE: OFFICE-BASED SURGERY:
    PHYSICAL AND REGULATORY

    48 Design of the Surgical Suite, Including Large Equipment and Monitoring Devices 

    49 Dermatology Office Accreditation

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