Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Overview

This book is written for dermatologists, otolaryngologists, facial plastic surgeons and any physician who want to provide state of the art treatment for skin cancer patients. Considering the high incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers such as Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (accounting for over one million cases per year in the United States) and since Mohs Micrographic Surgery has become the treatment of choice for these skin cancers, the popularity of this technique has been increasing ...

See more details below
Hardcover (2012)
$208.15
BN.com price
(Save 4%)$219.00 List Price
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (8) from $167.36   
  • New (6) from $167.36   
  • Used (2) from $208.14   
Sending request ...

Overview

This book is written for dermatologists, otolaryngologists, facial plastic surgeons and any physician who want to provide state of the art treatment for skin cancer patients. Considering the high incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers such as Basal Cell Carcinoma and Squamous Cell Carcinoma (accounting for over one million cases per year in the United States) and since Mohs Micrographic Surgery has become the treatment of choice for these skin cancers, the popularity of this technique has been increasing dramatically, worldwide.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781447121510
  • Publisher: Springer London
  • Publication date: 2/16/2012
  • Edition description: 2012
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 410
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Historical Perspective of Mohs Micrographic Surgery.- Section I: Fundamentals of Mohs Micrographic Surgery.- Chapter 2: General Indications for Mohs Micrographic Surgery -Tumor Location (high risk anatomical location; tissue conservation priority) -Tumor Size -Deep Structure Involvement -Recurrent Tumor -Positive margins after surgical excision -Tumor type/histological differentiation-Irradiated skin.- Chapter 3: Pre-operative Evaluation.- Chapter 4: The Mohs Micrographic Surgery Operative Room Set-up.- Chapter 5: Anesthesia Considerations: Local versus Regional.- Chapter 6: Surgical Anatomy for Mohs Micrographic Surgeons.- Chapter 7: The Fixed-Tissue Mohs Micrographic Surgical Technique -Mapping -Instrumentation and sutures.- Chapter 8: The Fresh-Tissue Mohs Micrographic Surgical Technique -Mapping -Instrumentation and sutures.- Chapter 9: Special Considerations for Mohs Micrographic Surgery in Organ transplant recipients.- Chapter 10: Mohs Micrographic Surgery in Ethnic Skin.- Chapter 11: Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Genodermatoses.- Chapter 12: Nursing Interventions.- Section II: Laboratory Processing.- Chapter 13: Histopathology Laboratory Set-up and Necessary Instruments.- Chapter 14: Tissue Specimen Transport and Initial Processing.- Chapter 15: Cryostat Preparation of Slides.- Chapter 16: Staining Preparation of Slides.- Chapter 17: Histopathologic Interpretation of Mohs Slides.- Chapter 18: Tissue Specimen Documentation/Record-Keeping/Storage.- Section III: Mohs Micrographic Surgery by tumor and site.- Chapter 19: Basal Cell Carcinoma -Introduction -Basic epidemiology -Subtypes (Clinical Presentation, Histopathology, Indications for MMS, Reported cure rates à for each subtype).- Chapter 20: Squamous Cell Carcinoma.- Chapter 21: Melanoma.- Chapter 22: Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.- Chapter 23 Microcystic adnexal carcinoma.- Chapter 24 Atypical fibroxanthoma/ Malignant fibrous histiocytoma.- Chapter 25 Extramammary Paget’s disease.- Chapter 26 Leiomyosarcoma.- Chapter 27 Merkel cell carcinoma.- Chapter 28 Adnexal / Adenocystic carcinomas (Eccrine porocarcinoma, Sweat gland carcinoma).- Chapter 29: Sebaceous gland carcinoma.- Chapter 30: Eyelids.- Chapter 31: Nails.- Chapter 32: Genitalia.- Chapter 33: Deep Structures: Mucosa, Fat, Muscle, Nerve, Cartilage, Bone.- Section IV: Pitfalls of Mohs Micrographic Surgery.- Chapter 34: Histopathological pitfalls of Mohs.- Chapter 35: Complications of Mohs Micrographic Surgery -Bleeding -Nerve Damage -Cardiovascular Events -Drug Reaction/Toxicity/Allergy/Bacterial prophylaxis -Wound Infection/Infective seeding of prosthetic devices/Bacterial endocarditis.- Section V: Reconstructive and Adjuvant techniques.- Chapter 36: Eyelid Reconstruction after Mohs Micrographic Surgery.- Chapter 37: Flaps.- Chapter 38: Skin grafts.- Chapter 39: Complex Closures.- Chapter 40: Prosthetic rehabilitation.- Chapter 41: Adjuvant therapy after Mohs Micrographic Surgery effudex, Aldara, radiation, etc.- Section VI: Training and Regulations in Mohs Micrographic Surgery.- Chapter 42: Training and certification for Mohs micrographic surgery.- Chapter 43: Office Practice for Mohs Micrographic Surgery (ancillary).- Section VII: International Perspective of Mohs Micrographic Surgery.- Chapter 44: South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia.- Section VIII: Patient Safety and Medicolegal Issues.- Chapter 45: Information for Patients and Safety Considerations.- Chapter 46: Ethical Issues regarding Mohs Micrographic Surgery.- Chapter 47: Medicolegal Issues regarding Mohs Micrographic Surgery.- Chapter 48: Psychological Issues regarding Mohs Micrographic Surgery.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)