This atlas presents the fundamental aspects of modern cryosurgery. In the case of cancer patients it shows the discipline's advantages when compared to conventional surgical approaches. The text features definitions of the most frequently used terms, short descriptions of the historical and scientific background of cryosurgery, and an outline of cryosurgical equipment and techniques. Still further, the text covers the whole spectrum of experimental and clinical cryosurgery and the results of cryosurgical treatment of tumours in, for example, the liver, lung, and brain. Over 500 illustrations, mostly in colour, demonstrate the cryosurgical approach.
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.
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.
This book is the most up-to-date publication on fluorescence diagnostic (FDAP) and photodynamic therapy (PDT) methods used in dermatology. Both techniques are presently world wide introduced as standards for the delineation and the treatment of cutaneous precancerous stages and tumors, which show steadily increasing numbers due to e.g. more frequent sun exposure. Summarizing experiences on more than 5.000 treated patients, it offers a comprehensive information on every aspect of skin tumor detection and treatment. The main part of the book focuses on the clinical aspects giving detailed descriptions on skin tumor detection as well as photodynamic treatment of selected diseases (solar keratoses, basal cell carcinomas, squamous cell carcinomas, Bowen's disease, psoriasis lesions, etc.). The clinically oriented chapters are supplemented by practical guidelines for PDT and FDAP. The included atlas is comprised of 270 high quality color figures allowing daily use as a handbook.
Atlas of Primary Care Procedures is a comprehensive, hands-on resource on the medical procedures most commonly performed in an office setting. The text presents practitioners with step-by-step instructions for performing more than 70 procedures. More than 700 images fully illustrate each procedure. Plus, common pitfalls are discussed along with strategies to avoid them when performing certain procedures. Each chapter includes: ordering information for necessary materials or equipment, CPT codes, and average fees for each procedure.
Anemia is a frequent complication of cancer and its treatment. A number of clinical studies shows that the impact of anemia is much greater than previously thought. Beyond clinical symptoms, anemia significantly impairs physical and metabolic functions as well as patients' activity, well-being and quality of life. Life expectancy is also affected. In this book, written by a group of outstanding international experts, the current knowledge on anemia in cancer and its treatment with rhEPO is presented. Future developments are also discussed. Based on a broad spectrum of topics, the book describes the scientific and clinical aspects of anemia in various fields of oncology and gives diagnostic and therapeutic recommendations on when and how to use rhEPO.
Extravasation of cytotoxic drugs can lead to serious complications during tumour therapy. This volume is intended as an aid to assess the situation quickly and conclusively, should this emergency occur. The substance-specific section of the book provides detailed instructions on how to deal with 49 cytotoxic agents so that targeted measures can be started at once. The general section provides comprehensive information on prevention, general measures to be taken in case of extravasation, specific antidotes, and documentation. The book is the outcome of a consensus of an interdisciplinary working group that has collected and systematically reviewed all published literature on the topic.
For more than 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Dermatology Secrets , 6th Edition, offers practical, up-to-date coverage of the full range of essential topics in this dynamic field. This highly regarded resource features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, pearls, memory aids, and an easy-to-read style – making inquiry, reference, and review quick, easy, and enjoyable. The proven Secrets Series® format gives you the most return for your time – succinct, easy to read, engaging, and highly effective. Fully revised and updated, including protocols and guidelines that are continuously evolving and that increasingly dictate best practices. Abundantly illustrated in full color throughout. Top 100 Secrets and Key Points boxes provide a fast overview of the secrets you must know for success in practice and on exams. Bulleted lists, mnemonics, practical tips from leaders in the field – all providing a concise overview of important board-relevant content. Portable size makes it easy to carry with you for quick reference or review anywhere, anytime.
For 30 years, the highly regarded Secrets Series® has provided students and practitioners in all areas of health care with concise, focused, and engaging resources for quick reference and exam review. Dermatology Secrets Plus, 5th Edition, by Drs. James E. Fitzpatrick and Joseph G. Morelli, features the Secrets’ popular question-and-answer format that also includes lists, tables, and an informal tone – making reference and review quick, easy, and enjoyable. Thorough updates throughout, including new chapters on disorders of the male genitalia and disorders of the oral mucosa.
The book A Surgeon's Universe is composed of a unique form intermediate between encyclopaedia, memoirs, medicine and documented reportage. It encompasses data about the Universe, geography of the Earth and Europe as applied to their history, as well as to the history of Ukraine, including the fate of the Ukrainian (Rus') Peremyshl (in Polish - Przemysl) Principality (UPP) from antiquity, that is [id est (i.e.)] approximately 500 thousand years before Christ (BC), through the year of 2010. On the background of historical events are described the achievements of Ukrainians in the domains of culture, science, medicine and sport. Also, the author includes numerous clinical observations, the contribution of others and his own to general surgery, anesthesiology, thoracic and cardiovascular vascular surgery (TCVS). The book contains 1757 p., 2352 figures (fig.), each with subtitle in Ukrainian and English and I-XX tabl., is written in Ukrainian, with some parts in English, Russian, German and Polish.
The new edition of this comprehensive, practical, and richly illustrated atlas covers a broad range of both surgical and medical aspects of cosmetic dermatology, including laser resurfacing, chemical peels, blepharoplasty and face lifts, hair transplantation, hair removal, and so much more. Dr. Kaminer along with an esteemed team of respected leaders in dermatology, oculoplastic surgery, facial plastic surgery, anesthesiology, and ophthalmology provide in-depth, descriptions of today's most widely used techniques. Every nuance of every procedure is clearly defined with more than 700 full-color crisp illustrations and high-quality clinical photographs. And best of all, this remarkable text now includes a DVD containing step-by-step videos demonstrating exactly how to proceed and what outcomes you can expect. Provides a thorough review of each procedure followed by a step-by-step description on how the procedure is performed to help you see exactly how to proceed. Presents extensive information on how to perform laser procedures such as laser hair removal.laser treatment of vascular lesions.and more, so you can offer your patients a wide range of services. Features detailed visual guidance on how to perform liposuction and Botox injections, keeping you on the cusp of cosmetic dermatology. Includes chapters on photoaging and the psychosocial elements of cosmetic surgery to help you handle any challenges that arise. Discusses patient selection, pre- and post-operative care, and how to avoid complications and minimize risks. Reviews local and regional anesthesia techniques so you know precisely which anesthetic to use for what procedure. Features new chapters or expanded coverage of imaging, cosmetic camouflage, non-ablative rejuvenation, non-surgical tissue tightening, ablative and micro-ablative skin resurfacing, soft-tissue augmentation autologous fat transplantation, aesthetic surgical closures, and suture suspension lifts so you can implement the latest techniques into your practice. Includes a DVD with over 60 step-by-step procedural video clips, to help you perform every technique correctly and know what outcomes to expect. Presents a 'pearls' section in each chapter that covers complications and secondary procedures to help you avoid mistakes and perfect your technique.