Clinical Cases in Dermatology

Clinical Cases in Skin Cancer Surgery and Treatment

Editors: Paul, Sharad, Norman, Robert A. (Eds.)

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  • Uses unique case-based format to describe dermatoscopy and skin cancer surgery and superficial radiation therapy
  • Presents a practical guide to this vital subject within dermatology
  • Describes the top skin cancer and skin cancer surgery identification and treatment issues
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About this book

This book provides a concise and practical guide to dermatologists, dermatologists in training, primary care physicians, plastic surgeons and others working in skin cancer and dermatological surgery. Each case allows readers to gain a thorough and practical knowledge of the wide range of cases they may encounter. The authors have carefully selected cases to highlight evidence-based practice. The book describes the top skin cancer and skin cancer surgery identification and treatment issues and provides essential information to treat these patients suffering from melanoma, squamous cell cancer, basal cell cancer, Merkel cell cancers and other skin maladies. In addition the authors have included several cases in the field of dermatoscopy and SRT (superficial radiation) for skin cancer.

About the authors

Dr. Sharad P. Paul holds senior academic positions in skin cancer and surgery at the universities of Queensland and Auckland. After residency training in general and plastic surgery, he is in full-time skin cancer practice. He is a Fellow of the Skin Cancer College of Australasia. He has received several commendations for his work in the field of cutaneous surgery and skin cancer surgery Dr Sharad P. Paul also holds a Masters in Medical Law and Ethics from the University of Glasgow, and in 2012 was a finalist for the 'New Zealander of the Year' award. Called 'Renaissance Man' by Canvas magazine, and 'Polymath' by Good magazine, Dr. Paul was named 'Open Heart Surgeon' by TIME magazine in 2008. Dr. Robert A. Norman is a board-certified dermatologist and family practitioner who has been in practice for over 25 years. He is a faculty member for five medical schools and has been honored with numerous service and teaching awards, including Physician of the Year (2005) and Distinguished Service Award (2007) in Hillsborough County, Tampa, Florida, Tampa Bay Medical Hero Award (2008), and the Haddasah Humanitarian Award (2012). He has been the editor and contributing writer of seven textbooks on Geriatrics and Geriatric Dermatology and published over 150 articles in various major media publications. Dr. Norman has a private practice and is the chief physician and owner of Dermatology Healthcare, founded in 1994, which delivers essential skin care services for nursing home patients. He provides many national and international lectures each year. He also has both MPH and MBA degrees and recently acquired the Doctor of Humane Letters after providing the commencement address at a major university.

Reviews

“The purpose is to teach dermatologists how to choose appropriate flaps and grafts for closing surgical defects from skin tumor removals. The audience is dermatological surgeons. … There is something for everyone to learn in this book.” (Patricia Wong, Doody’s Book Reviews, April, 2016)


Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Skin Cancer of the Ear: Mastoid Interpolation Flap Reconstruction Tips

    Pages 1-10

    Paul, Sharad P., MD, MPhil

  • One Technique Fits All: The Versatility of the Full Thickness Graft on the Lateral Wall of the Nose

    Pages 11-19

    Paul, Sharad P., MD, MPhil

  • Islands on the Cheek: Island Flaps on the Cheek and a Modified Oblique-Sigmoid Flap

    Pages 21-29

    Paul, Sharad P., MD, MPhil

  • Rotation Flaps of the Scalp: Study of the Design, Planning and Biomechanics of Single, Double and Triple Pedicle Flaps

    Pages 31-43

    Paul, Sharad P., MD, MPhil

  • Double-Advancement ‘H’ Flaps for Very Large Defects of the Forehead: Design, Planning and the Use of Sub-periosteal Dissection to Increase Mobility

    Pages 45-54

    Paul, Sharad P., MD, MPhil

Buy this book

eBook 41,64 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-20937-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 51,99 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-20936-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Clinical Cases in Skin Cancer Surgery and Treatment
Editors
  • Sharad Paul
  • Robert A. Norman
Series Title
Clinical Cases in Dermatology
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-20937-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-20937-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-20936-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 183
Number of Illustrations
15 b/w illustrations, 79 illustrations in colour
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