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Standard surgical skin excision is a routine outpatient procedure commonly performed in Dermatology practice to treat nonmelanoma and melanoma skin cancer. Use of sterile gloves during this procedure has been the standard of care in most Dermatology offices.
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Name: Journal of cosmetic dermatology
Melanoma has one of the fastest rising incidence rates of any cancer. It accounts for a small percentage of skin cancer cases but is responsible for the majority of skin cancer deaths. Early detection...
Organ transplantation is a significant risk factor for the development of skin cancer. The impact of skin type, immunosuppressive regimens, and photosensitizing agents requires further study.
Melanoma has one of the fastest rising incidence rates of any cancer. It accounts for a small percentage of skin cancer cases but is responsible for the majority of skin cancer deaths. History-taking ...
Because rates of skin cancer are greater among adult survivors of childhood cancer who received radiation therapy than the general population, the National Cancer Institute recommends skin self-examin...
The incidence of malignant melanoma is increasing faster than any other cancer, and it is now the second most common cancer in young adults. Most skin cancer prevention campaigns are based on the hypo...
The incidence of surgical site infection (SSI) infection in clean dermatologic surgery is very low, between 1-3%. Studies have demonstrated a much higher infection rate in skin excision su...
The broad aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of photochemical tissue bonding (PTB) for the closure of skin excisions. We will test the hypothesis that full thickness skin excisi...
Study 0017 compares the safety and effectiveness of an investigational drug, telavancin, and an approved drug, vancomycin, for the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infectio...
Skin graft fixation is essential for the success of its survival. There are several common methods for skin graft fixation including sutures, skin staples and glue. The study objective is ...
Propionibacterium acnes is the most common pathogen identified from a surgical site infection in the shoulder. Standard skin preps do not prevent this type of infection. Patients will und...
Comparison of various psychological, sociological, or cultural factors in order to assess the similarities or diversities occurring in two or more different cultures or societies.
Viscous, nauseating oil obtained from the shrub Croton tiglium (Euphorbaceae). It is a vesicant and skin irritant used as pharmacologic standard for skin inflammation and allergy and causes skin cancer. It was formerly used as an emetic and cathartic with frequent mortality.
Tumors or cancer of the SKIN.
Thorium oxide (ThO2). A radiographic contrast agent that was used in the early 1930s through about 1954. High rates of mortality have been linked to its use and it has been shown to cause liver cancer.
A poxvirus infection of cattle characterized by the appearance of nodules on all parts of the skin.
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Melanoma is a highly malignant tumor of melanin-forming cells (melanocytes) There are most commonly found in the skin (resulting from sunlight exposure), but also in the eyes and mucous membranes. Metastasis to other regions of the body is also common....
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...