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Author Deshpande, Bipin, author

Title Dermatologic surgery with radiofrequency : art of successful practice / Bipin Deshpande
Edition First edition
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 119 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Author; Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: Office dermatologic surgery; Reference; Chapter 3: Prerequisites of office dermatologic surgery; Preoperative Clinical Assessment; The ideal patient; Frequently asked questions and patient counseling; The Ideal Dermatologic Surgeon; Staff or Assistants; Role of Patient's Accompaniment; Preoperative Sterilization; Sensitivity Testing; Intraoperative Requirements; Postoperative Care; Chapter 4: Selection of surgical modality
Cardiac pacemakers and radiofrequency surgeryElectrical shock; Fire or burns; Practitioner Safety Issues; Electrical shock; Microorganism transmission; References; Chapter 10: Radiofrequency surgery rehearsal or practice sessions; Practice Session Suggestions and Tips; Applications of Waveforms; Electrosection or fully filtered current; Blend current or fully rectified current; Electrocoagulation or partially rectified current; Electrodessication and electrofulguration; Radiovaporization; Sculpting or shaping; Reference; Chapter 11: Patient assessment and counseling
Chapter 5: Why radiofrequency?Reference; Chapter 6: Practical tips for switching over to radiofrequency surgery; From Scalpel to Radiofrequency (RF) Surgery; From Electrocautery to RF Surgery; From Cryosurgery to RF Surgery; From Ablative Lasers to RF Surgery; Chapter 7: Fundamental features of radiofrequency surgery; Physical Characteristics1; Biological Characteristics; Equipment Details2; Functionality; References; Chapter 8: Radiofrequency surgery operative skills: Tips and tricks to master the technique; Reference; Chapter 9: Precautions and safety measures; Patient Safety Issues
Patient Consultation and AssessmentInformed Consent; Chapter 12: Applications; Therapeutic Applications; Diagnostic Applications; Chapter 13: Specific applications: Radiofrequency commonality; Moles or intradermal nevi or melanocytic nevi; Mole excision technique; Follow-up; Warts (verruca plana, verruca vulgaris, digitate, or filiform warts); Approach to warts treatment; Counseling; Wart removal technique; Excision; Desiccation; Follow-up; Skin tags; Removal techniques; Excision; Desiccation; Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra (DPN); Desiccation; Milia; Desiccation; Corns and calluses; Excision
Postoperative care and follow-upKeratoses (seborrheic and actinic); Excision; Sebaceous cysts; Routine surgical method; Alternate method; Chapter 14: Expanding the applications of radiofrequency dermatologic surgery; Molluscum Contagiosum; Syringomas; Senile comedones; Closed Comedones; Xanthelasma; Cherry Angiomas; Earlobe Repair; Mucoceles (Submucous Cysts); Capillary hemangiomas and pyogenic granulomas; Trichoepitheliomas, Neurofibromas, and Keratoacanthomas (Cutaneous Horns); Freckles; Mucosal Lesions; Hypertrophic scars and keloids; Condyloma Acuminata and Genital Lesions
Summary "This book offers useful insight into the new dermatologic surgical applications of radiofrequency, besides elaborating the basic applications of the same exhaustively. This book will also provide invaluable practical inputs for the skillful management of surgery in Dermatology and Aesthetic practice."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 04, 2019)
Subject Dermatologic Surgical Procedures -- methods
Ambulatory Surgical Procedures -- methods
Pulsed Radiofrequency Treatment -- methods
Family medicine
Primary health care
Skin -- Surgery
Family medicine.
MEDICAL / Surgery / General
Primary health care.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203732189 electronic book
9780203732182 electronic book