Cryosurgery: Clinical Applications in Otorhinolaryngology

Author: KK Desarda

Publisher: JAYPEE BROTHERS PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9350907933

Category: HEALTH & FITNESS

Page: 81

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The book of Cryosurgery in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery is scrupulously researched and very well written in a detailed, concise and easy-to-understand format for the novice and an advanced surgeon practicing ENT surgery. The advent of the book is a notable milestone in the various modalities available for the ENT Surgeons to treat their patients. Cover the entire spectrum of cryosurgical procedures in Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery which aims to be an important contribution to the further development of this branch of medicine. Clearly illustrates the indications, contraindications, advantages, disadvantages, complications, cryomorbidity and cryobenefits to the patients. Includes photo gallery of interesting cases at the end of the cryoprocedures in each section of otolaryngology which will guide the students and practitioners in comparing the before and after results. This book highlights the importance of this modality in terms of minimally invasive and reduced morbidity for the patients in ENT and Head & Neck Surgery.

Cryosurgery

A Practical Manual

Author: Paola Pasquali

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3662439395

Category: Medical

Page: 315

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This book aims to fill the gap created by the lack of formal training in cryosurgery, which leads not only to an underutilization of the technique but also to inappropriate uses with unpleasant consequences for patients. The book covers all practical aspects of cryosurgery and also offers a theoretical foundation for practice. Basic principles, equipment, and techniques are described, and procedures are explained step by step for a range of applications, including common benign lesions, vascular lesions, premalignant conditions, and malignancies. An important feature is the coverage of the latest advances in combination treatments such as topical drugs and cryosurgery, ultrasound and cryosurgery, photography and cryosurgery, cryobiopsy, and immuno cryosurgery. Use of cryosurgery as palliative treatment is also discussed, and the closing chapters consider postoperative care, complications, and future directions.

Basics of Cryosurgery

Author: Nikolai N. Korpan

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3709162254

Category: Medical

Page: 330

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Basics of Cryosurgery is the first publication specialising in the fundamentals of modern cryosurgery. This book presents what is currently known in modern cryosurgery and is the first on the subject to appear at the start of the third millennium. It aims to contribute to the further development of this branch of medicine, which is set to become indispensable in treating patients. Basics of Cryosurgery is a unique contribution - no previous work has compiled in one source all available scientific data on the theoretical, experimental, and clinical investigations that have been undertaken in the field of cryosurgery.

Modern Cryosurgery for Cancer

Author: Kecheng Xu

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9814329657

Category: Medical

Page: 903

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Cryosurgery is a surgical technique that employs freezing to destroy undesirable tissue. This book summarises the experimental and clinical experience and practice of cryosurgery, and describes the basics of cryosurgery and its use in the treatment of various tumours.

Cutaneous Cryosurgery

Author: Richard P. Usatine,Daniel L. Stulberg,Graham B. Colver

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482214768

Category: Medical

Page: 152

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Cutaneous Cryosurgery is an invaluable practical guide for the management of benign, premalignant, and malignant skin lesions. The book provides practitioners with all the information needed to add cryosurgery to their surgical repertoire. For practitioners already using cryosurgery, many pearls are provided to expand the use of cryosurgery for new indications along with helpful tips for the use of cutting-edge cryosurgical equipment. This new edition of an established reference uses an evidence-based approach, including a chapter reviewing the evidence for using cryosurgery to treat viral warts, actinic keratosis, and basal cell carcinoma. It also discusses patient consent, aftercare, side effects, and complications. In addition, the book reviews other low-temperature systems used for therapeutic tissue destruction. With nearly 300 clinical color photographs, the book is an outstanding resource for dermatologists, family physicians, other primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, podiatrists, plastic surgeons, head and neck surgeons, and oculoplastic surgeons alike.



Dermatology Secrets Plus E-Book

Author: James E. Fitzpatrick,Joseph G. Morelli

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323081649

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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Dermatology Secrets Plus, 4th Edition, by Drs. James E. Fitzpatrick and Joseph G. Morelli, gives you the dermatology answers you need to succeed on your rotations and boards - PLUS much more. Now in vibrant color throughout, this dependable review and reference retains its engaging question-and-answer format, ideally suited for board preparation, recertification exams, or quick clinical reference. More than 500 color images and a new, larger page size provide the visual detail necessary to understand and diagnose skin disorders. Get the most return for your study time with the proven Secrets® format - concise, easy to read, and highly effective. Skim the Top 100 Secrets chapter and Key Points boxes for a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success on the boards and in practice. Enjoy faster, easier review and master the top issues in dermatology with mnemonics, lists, quick-reference tables, and an informal tone that sets this review book apart from the rest. Hone your diagnostic skills with more than 500 superb full-color images throughout. View photos in a new, expanded size for optimal visual reference. Gain a clearer understanding of neurocutaneous melanocytosis with an entirely new section on this topic. Access key information faster than ever with eight new tables and more than 90 new figures. Stay current with thorough updates to both text and references in all chapters, and Web Resources added to the bibliography.

Cryosurgery

Author: Robert Wheeler Rand,Arthur Piers Rinfret,Hans Von Leden

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Cryosurgery

Page: 428

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Dermatology

Author: Jean L. Bolognia,Joseph L. Jorizzo,Julie V. Schaffer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051829

Category: Medical

Page: 2776

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Dermatology, edited by world authorities Jean L. Bolognia, MD, Joseph L. Jorizzo, MD, and Julie V. Schaffer, MD, is an all-encompassing medical reference book that puts the latest practices in dermatologic diagnosis and treatment at your fingertips. It delivers more comprehensive coverage of basic science, clinical practice, pediatric dermatology, and dermatologic surgery than you’ll find in any other source. Whether you’re a resident or an experienced practitioner, you’ll have the in-depth, expert, up-to-the-minute answers you need to overcome any challenge you face in practice. Find answers fast with a highly user-friendly, "easy-in-easy-out" format and a wealth of tables and algorithms for instant visual comprehension. Get full exposure to core knowledge with coverage of dermatology’s entire spectrum of subspecialties. See just the essential information with "need-to-know" basic science information and key references. Expedite decision making and clarify complex concepts with logical tables, digestible artwork, and easy-to-grasp schematics. Visualize more of the conditions you see in practice with over 3500 illustrations, of which over 1,400 are new: 1,039 clinical images, 398 pathology slides, and 152 schematics. Stay at the forefront of your field with updated treatment methods throughout, as well as an increased focus on patients with skin of color. Get an enhanced understanding of the foundations of dermatology in pathology, the clinical setting, and dermoscopy with a completely rewritten introductory chapter. Better comprehend the clinical-pathological relationship of skin disease with increased histologic coverage. Bolognia’s Dermatology is the ultimate multimedia reference for residents in training AND the experienced practitioner.

Dermatologic Surgery

Author: Allison T. Vidimos,Christie T. Ammirati,Christine Poblete-Lopez

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070203049X

Category: Medical

Page: 261

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This title in the Requisites in Dermatology series is the perfect resource for quick reference and rapid review in dermatologic surgery. It succinctly presents all of the most essential clinical and foundational knowledge you need for certification, recertification, or practice. An extremely user-friendly full-color format, replete with full-color clinical photographs and other pertinent illustrations, makes it easy to locate and read up on any topic. Plus, full-text online access lets you consult the book from any computer, download all of the images, watch online lectures, and more. Expert discussions guide you through the diagnosis and indications for operative treatment, then give clear guidance on performing the most important and commonly used techniques. Full-color photographs depict significant details of clinical presentation, operative technique, and postoperative outcome. A highly user-friendly full-color format and a consistent chapter template guide you effortlessly through all the information you need to know about any topic. Key Points call attention to the most important "takeaways" in each chapter. Abundant algorithms streamline diagnostic and therapeutic decision making. The book's compact size makes it equally convenient for reference in the office, clinic, laboratory, or break room. Full-text online access lets you consult the book from any computer, perform quick searches, download all of the illustrations, and clip content for download onto your handheld device. You'll also find online lectures from the chapter authors, self tests, additional downloadable figures, and other exciting materials. Your purchase entitles you to access the web site until the next edition is published, or until the current edition is no longer offered for sale by Elsevier, whichever occurs first. If the next edition is published less than one year after your purchase, you will be entitled to online access for one year from your date of purchase. Elsevier reserves the right to offer a suitable replacement product (such as a downloadable or CD-ROM-based electronic version) should online access to the web site be discontinued.

Advances in Cryosurgery

7th International Congress of Cryosurgery, October 11-14, 1989, Beijing, China

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9787800030826

Category: Cryosurgery

Page: 612

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Handbook of Urologic Cryoablation

Author: Daniel Rukstalis,Aaron E. Katz

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203029930

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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As prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer found in men, the clinical and surgical commitments to treating it are enormous, as well as to be expected given the aging male population. Urologic cryotherapy is one such method for those with organ-confined or minimally-spread prostate cancer. The benefits it offers both patient and surgeon are hugely significant: it is minimally invasive, has a favourable success rate and complication rates, is followed by a short period of recuperation, is repeatable if necessary, and costs considerably less than a radical prostatectomy. Presenting their adroit surgical and extensive teaching experience with urologic cryoablation in the treatment of renal and prostate cancers, Drs. Daniel Ruskstalis and Aaron Katz, along with a superb team of U.S. contributors, share their mastery of this revolutionary technique with the reader, whether qualified or in-training. An important, accessible guide to a ground-breaking advance in the treatment of prostate cancer, Handbook of Urologic Cryoablation is requisite reading for those urologic surgeons wishing to perform cryoablation effectively and efficiently for the patient's benefit.


Cancer of the Skin E-Book

Expert Consult

Author: Eggert Stockfleth

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437736149

Category: Medical

Page: 720

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Cancer of the Skin, edited by Drs. Rigel, Robinson, Ross, Friedman, Cockerell, Lim, Stockfleth, and Kirkwood, is your complete, multimedia guide to early diagnosis and effective medical and surgical treatment of melanoma and other skin cancers. Thoroughly updated with 11 new chapters, this broad-based, comprehensive reference provides you with the latest information on clinical genetics and genomics of skin cancer, targeted therapy for melanoma, the Vitamin D debate concerning the risks and benefits of sun exposure, and other timely topics. A new, multi-disciplinary team of contributors and editors comprised of leading experts in this field offers truly diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices. Broaden your understanding of all aspects of skin cancer—from the underlying biology to clinical manifestations of the disease to diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment—with this easy-to-use, comprehensive, multimedia reference. See conditions as they appear in practice with guidance from detailed full-color images and step-by-step procedural videos. Stay current with the latest advancements and therapies! 11 new chapters cover clinical genetics and genomics of skin cancer, targeted therapy for melanoma, the Vitamin D debate concerning the risks and benefits of sun exposure, and other essential topics. Get truly diverse perspectives and worldwide best practices from a new, multi-disciplinary team of contributors and editors comprised of the world’s leading experts Access the complete text online—including image bank and video library—at www.expertconsult.com

Contemporary Interventional Ultrasonography in Urology

Author: Inderbir S. Gill,Osamu Ukimura

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781848002173

Category: Medical

Page: 195

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Exciting new developments and applications of imaging techniques have emerged over the last few years, leading to many improvements in diagnosis and staging of urologic diseases. Refinements in the technology mean that imaging now is much more precise than even five years ago, and this has significantly enhanced its application within several key fields. As such, there are virtually no books currently available that cover the impact of these advances within urology leaving a major hole in the market. With its sound overview of the current state of affairs, and also its focus on highlighting future advances, this book would therefore find a significant audience within not only trainees, but also practicing clinicians too. Furthermore, the whole topic of ultrasonography is a relatively overlooked one, with very few modern books tackling any specific areas of the field. This book will be up-to-date and will pay attention to the unique applications of ultrasound within each discipline.

Equine Dermatology - E-Book

Author: Danny W. Scott,William H. Miller

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437709214

Category: Medical

Page: 552

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Diagnose, treat, and manage equine skin disorders with the most comprehensive reference available! With 900 full-color photos, Equine Dermatology covers skin diseases ranging from those that merely annoy the horse to others that interfere with the horse's ability to function in riding, working, or show. Thorough coverage includes essential basics and practical diagnostic methods, therapies, and specific abnormalities and defects. The book describes the structure and function of the skin, and discusses disorders including bacterial, fungal, parasitic, viral, protozoal, allergic, immune-mediated, endocrine, metabolic, and nutritional diseases. It also covers congenital and hereditary defects, pigmentation abnormalities, keratinization defects, environmental skin diseases, and skin tumors. Written by renowned equine dermatologists Danny Scott and Bill Miller, this all-inclusive resource covers the latest dermatologic topics and the newest therapies. Current, comprehensive coverage includes every known equine dermatosis. An emphasis on differential diagnosis includes key differentials and breed predilections for each disease, especially helpful when you have only a specimen and an incomplete history to work with. A consistent format makes it easy to locate information on each skin disorder, including a clinical description, its cause and pathogenesis, clinical features, clinical management, diagnosis, treatment, and any zoonotic aspects. Expert authors Danny W. Scott, DVM, and William H. Miller, Jr., VMD, offer years of knowledge, experience, and their vast image collections. Diagnostic tables in each chapter provide a quick reference for identifying lesions and disorders. An extensive list of references at the end of each chapter includes recommendations for further reading. New coverage of dermatologic conditions includes the latest topics and emerging disorders such as chronic progressive lymphedema, herpesvirus-2-associated dermatitis, salmonella-associated dermatoses, and nodular auricular chondropathy. Updated Diagnostic Methods chapter covers multiple methods of developing a differential diagnosis list based on breed, lesion type, patterns, and location. A focus on common clinical problems highlights the conditions most likely to be seen in practice. Almost 1,000 full-color photos of skin disorders make it easy to distinguish clinical characteristics and variations of normal and abnormal for accurate diagnosis and therapy.


Advances and Controversies in Prostate Cancer, An Issue of Urologic Clinics - E-Book

Author: William K. Oh,James C. Hu

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455700746

Category: Medical

Page: 159

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An estimated 234,000 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in the United States this year, making it one of the most common cancers affecting American men; however, it can be a controversial disease to diagnose and treat now that there is research abounding for both “watchful waiting and aggressive treatments. Dr. Oh supplies balanced information, with articles on: Prostate Cancer: To Screen or Not To Screen?; High Intensity Focused Ultrasound: Ready for Primetime?; The Case for Open vs. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy; Primary and Salvage Prostate Cancer Cryotherapy; and The Case for Open vs. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy, to name a few. The state-of-the art information presented in this issue make is must-have for all urologists.

Surgery of the Skin E-Book

Author: June K. Robinson,C. William Hanke,Daniel Mark Siegel,Alina Fratila,Ashish C Bhatia,Thomas E. Rohrer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323080723

Category: Medical

Page: 868

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Surgery of the Skin: Procedural Dermatology, by Dr. June K. Robinson et al, will help you put the latest medical and cosmetic surgical procedures to work in your practice. Taking a surgeon’s eye view, it discusses and illustrates new procedures such as botulinum toxin treatments and tumescent facelifts so you can provide your patients with the most effective, cutting-edge care. Videos online show you how to perform these in-depth surgical procedures in detail. Improve surgical outcomes and avoid pitfalls with expert, evidence-based guidance. Visualize every technique and concept with more than 1,000 full-color photographs and state-of-the-art drawings. 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. Master the newest surgical techniques including botulinum toxin treatments, blepharoplasty, tumescent facelifts, soft tissue augmentation, composite grafts and the management of dysplastic nevi and melanoma.