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Cutaneous Cryosurgery
Principles and Clinical Practice
Third Edition
by Arthur Jackson

Cutaneous Cryosurgery sets out all the necessary basic information for the efficient and effective running of a cryosurgery clinic.

Contents

History, biology, physics

  • History
  • Biology
  • Physics

Equipment, techniques, preparation

  • Cold kills
  • Reproducibility
  • Liquid nitrogen
  • Handheld flasks, sprays and probes
  • Cotton-bud technique
  • Spray technique
  • Probe technique
  • Multiple freeze-thaw cycles
  • Cones and putty, eye protectors
  • Other refrigerants
  • Monitoring equipment
  • Training
  • Pathology reports
  • Biopsy pack
  • Allocation of time and clinic space
  • Consent
  • Record keeping
  • Follow-up policy

Nurse-led cryosurgery

  • Why nurse-led?
  • Prerequisites for nurse-led cryosurgery
  • Which lesions to treat
  • Treatment
  • Prescribing
  • Monitoring, auditing

Benign lesions

  • How effective is cryosurgery?
  • Principles of treatment
  • Patient information
  • Consent
  • Viral warts
  • Treatment of viral warts
  • Molluscum contagiosum
  • Seborrhoeic warts (keratoses)
  • Acne cysts
  • Acrochordon (skin tag)
  • Adenoma sebaceum
  • Angiomas
  • Chondrodermatitis nodularis helicis
  • Digital myxoid cyst
  • Granuloma annulare
  • Histiocytoma (dermatofibroma)
  • Ingrowing toenail
  • Keloid
  • Labial mucoid cyst
  • Hyperpigmented lesions (benign)
  • Prurigo nodularis
  • Pyogenic granuloma
  • Sebaceous hyperplasia
  • Tattoos
  • Xanthelassma
  • Summary of treatment schedules
  • Atlas of clinical practice

Premalignant lesions

  • Actinic (solar) keratosis
  • Bowen's disease
  • Leucoplakia
  • Lentigo maligna
  • Summary of treatment schedules
  • Atlas of clinical practice

Malignant lesions

  • Principles of treatment
  • Tumor selection
  • Patient selection
  • Patient information
  • Tumor histopathology
  • Basal cell carcinoma
  • Squamous cell carcinoma
  • Lentigo maligna and lentigo maligna melanoma
  • Palliation
  • Recurrence and follow-up
  • Advantages of cryosurgery for skin cancer
  • Summary of treatment schedules
  • Atlas of clinical practice

Side-effects and complications

  • Pain
  • Nitrogen gas tissue infufflation
  • Oedema
  • Haemorrhage and vascular necrosis
  • Inhibition of inflammatory complications
  • Sensory impairment
  • Scarring, including alopecia
  • Pigmentary changes
  • Rare events
  • Contraindications
  • Atlas of clinical practice

Index

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Cutaneous Cryosurgery
Principles and Clinical Practice
Third Edition
by Arthur Jackson

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