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Name: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Despite extensive counseling, patients commonly call with postoperative concerns after Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS).
The Mohs histotechnologist (MH) performs tissue preparation, sectioning, and staining, which are critical tasks in ensuring a successful Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS).
There are limited published data comparing wide local excision (WLE) with Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) for the treatment of melanoma.
There are little data regarding error within the multistep process of Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS).
Mohs micrographic surgery is considered the gold standard for high-risk nonmelanoma skin cancer. Postoperative telephone follow-up (TFU) is linked to higher patient satisfaction; however, there are no...
This study will assess the anxiety that patients are experiencing during a Mohs micrographic surgery. The study will compare the feelings of anxiety experienced by patients returning for M...
Mohs surgery is a very effective option in removing non-melanoma skin cancers, as the tissue being removed is analyzed the same day. If there are remnants of cancer cells in the tissue rem...
MOHS method is an effective surgical technique to remove skin cancerous tumors in the head-neck area. Patients undergoing MOHS surgery are struggled with emotional stress during the day of...
The purpose of this proposed study is to assess effectiveness of MOHS micrographic surgery as a form of treatment for dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans in patients who are 10 years of age or...
Patients undergoing Mohs micrographic surgery frequently experience anxiety. It has been suggested that enhanced patient education prior to the procedure may decrease patient anxiety. The ...
A surgical technique used primarily in the treatment of skin neoplasms, especially basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. This procedure is a microscopically controlled excision of cutaneous tumors either after fixation in vivo or after freezing the tissue. Serial examinations of fresh tissue specimens are most frequently done.
Procedures, surgery, or other treatment without consent of person or persons receiving treatment.
A surgical specialty concerned with diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the heart, lungs, and esophagus. Two major types of thoracic surgery are classified as pulmonary and cardiovascular.
These growth factors comprise a family of hematopoietic regulators with biological specificities defined by their ability to support proliferation and differentiation of blood cells of different lineages. ERYTHROPOIETIN and the COLONY-STIMULATING FACTORS belong to this family. Some of these factors have been studied and used in the treatment of chemotherapy-induced neutropenia, myelodysplastic syndromes, and bone marrow failure syndromes.
A malignant neoplasm of epithelial cells of the SALIVARY GLANDS, with microcystic architecture, low-grade nuclei, and granular vacuolated cytoplasm.
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...