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Author Thornton, James F., author.

Title Facial reconstruction after Mohs surgery / James F. Thornton, Jourdan A. Carboy
Published New York : Thieme, [2018]
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Contents Special considerations for Mohs patients / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Anesthesia for reconstruction of facial Mohs defects / Jayne Coleman and Javier Marul -- Mohs micrographic surgery / Sean Chen, Divya Srivastava, and Rajiv I. Nijhawan -- Cellular- and tissue-based wound care / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Full-thickness skin grafts / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Split-thickness skin grafting / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Cartilage grafts / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Pedicled flaps / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Local flaps / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Scalp reconstruction / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Forehead reconstruction / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Introduction to nose and simple nasal defects / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Complex nasal defects / James Thornton, Jourdan Carboy, and Nicholas T. Haddock -- Nasal reconstruction based on subunits / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Eyelid reconstruction / Ronald Mancini -- Cheek reconstruction / -- James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Chin reconstruction / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Lip reconstruction / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Ear reconstruction / James Thornton, Jourdan Carboy, and Christopher Derderian -- Intraoperative complications and initial management / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Management of complications in the acute healing stage / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Management of complications in the late healing stage / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Skin graft revisions / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Local flap revisions / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy -- Pedicled flap revisions / James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy
Summary The growing worldwide incidence of melanoma and nonmelanoma skin cancers has driven the development of effective treatment methodologies. Mohs is the gold standard surgical treatment for excision of skin cancers on the head and neck. While Mohs surgery has a 99% effectiveness rate for new cancers and 95% for recurrences, more than 90% of reconstructed patients desire some improvement in their operative scars. Facial Reconstruction after Mohs Surgery by James Thornton and Jourdan Carboy summarizes 15 years and 12,000 cases in a surgical practice devoted to post-Mohs facial reconstruction. Step-
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Face -- surgery.
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures.
Mohs Surgery.
Face -- Surgery.
Mohs surgery.
Surgery, Plastic -- Methods
Face -- Surgery.
MEDICAL / Surgery / General.
Mohs surgery.
Surgery, Plastic.
Genre/Form Methods (Music)
Form Electronic book
Author Carboy, Jourdan A., author.
ISBN 1626237352
9781626237353