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.
New to this edition
- View immersive videos from an expanded library with more than 130 clips totaling over six hour's footage.
- Explore brand-new chapters on rejuvenation of the female external genitalia; hidradenitis suppurativa; and photoaging-related mottled pigmentation.
- Improve treatment outcomes for patients with skin of color and gain a truly global perspective of dermatologic surgery through an expanded contributor group of leading international experts.
- Master how to perform cutting-edge techniques across the entire spectrum of dermatologic surgery, including botulinum toxins; fillers; cryosurgery; flaps; grafting; scar revisions; lasers; face-lift techniques; blepharoplasty techniques; Mohs surgery; and more.
- Effectively manage a full range of complex disorders, such as vitiligo surgery, keloids, and leg ulcers, with a unique section devoted to these special procedures.
- Easily visualize complex procedures and concepts with more than 1,000 illustrations, photos, and graphics.
- Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.
- Improve surgical results and avoid pitfalls with expert, evidence-based guidance.
- Stay on the cutting edge with in-depth step-by-step descriptions of tumescent vertical vector facelifts, blepharoplasty, composite grafts, Botox treatments, soft tissue augmentation, management of dysplastic nevi and melanoma, and more.
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 ReductionSirunya 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
By June K. 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 Mark 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; Alina Fratila, MD, Assistant Professor Department of Dermatology Carol Davila University Bucharest, Romania; Medical DirectorJungbrunnen-Klinik Dr. Fratila GmbH Bonn, Germany ; Ashish C Bhatia, MD, FAAD, Associate Professor of Clinical Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA; Medical Director for Dermatologic Research, DuPage Medical Group, Chairman, Department of Dermatology, DuPage Medical Group; Co-Director of Dermatologic, Laser & Cosmetic Surgery, The Dermatology Institute, Naperville, IL, USA and Thomas E. Rohrer, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA; Private Practice, SkinCare Physicians, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA