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Dermatologic Surgery
Current Techniques in Procedural Dermatology
Third Edition
by Randall K. Roenigk

Dermatologic Surgery is greatly expanded and revised to provide more than 80 new and updated chapters on topics essential for the surgical dermatologist in day-to-day clinical practice.

With outstanding coverage of emerging and established surgical strategies, cosmetic techniques, and reconstruction methods, Dermatologic Surgery offers high-quality color photographs and clinical images that carefully navigate readers through key anatomical structures and provides intricate detail unsurpassed by any competing text.

Dermatologic Surgery:

  • provides up-to-date overviews of surgical supplies, closure materials, and instrumentation methods
  • describes commonly encountered benign and malignant disease entities and reviews the most current and effective approaches to treat these conditions
  • offers alternatives to surgical scar revision and authoritatively discusses the many trends and advances currently impacting practices in cosmetic surgery including lasers, IPL, chemical peels, fillers, injectables, hair restoration, liposuction, blepharoplasty, browlifting, and endoscopic and facelift surgery
  • presents a chapter on post-surgical cosmetics, a critical portion of the surgical dermatologist's armamentarium
  • contains expert guidance on minor and complex surgical procedures as described by leaders in the field
  • clearly demonstrates wound repair options, from second intention healing to simple, intermediate, and complex closures, as well as flaps and grafts
  • covers basic scientific principles fundamental to the practice of dermatologic surgery


Basic Principles

  1. Surgical Preparation, Facilities and Monitoring
  2. Instrumentation
  3. Closure Materials
  4. Medical Evaluation. Psychological Evaluation. Informed Consent
  5. Universal Precautions
  6. Anesthesia
  7. Tumescent Anesthesia
  8. Wound Healing and Care
  9. Complications and Their Management
  10. Emergencies
  11. Coding and Billing

Standard Oncologic Procedures

  1. Skin Biopsy
  2. Excision
  3. Scissor Surgery
  4. Simple Repairs
  5. Suturing Techniques
  6. Electrosurgery and Epilation
  7. Cryosurgery

Regional Surgery and Anatomy

  1. The Scalp
  2. The Ear
  3. The Eye
  4. The Nose
  5. The Mouth
  6. The Face
  7. The Neck
  8. The Torso and Appendages
  9. The Hand
  10. The Foot
  11. The Nail
  12. The Anogenital Area

Surgery of Tumors and Disease

  1. Epidermal Tumors
  2. Dermal and Subcutaneous Tumors
  3. Benign Pigmented Lesions
  4. Premalignancies
  5. Basal Cell Carcinoma
  6. Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Keratoacanthoma
  7. Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  8. Malignant Melanoma
  9. Sarcomas
  10. Unusual Tumors
  11. Keloids and Acne Keloidalis
  12. Vault Diseases
  13. Scarring Alopecia
  14. Leg Ulcers
  15. Cure Rates
  16. Skin Cancer in Transplant Recipients


  1. Second Intention Healing
  2. Intermediate and Complex Closures
  3. Random Pattern Flaps
  4. Rotation and Advancement Flaps
  5. Transposition Flaps
  6. Pedicle Flaps
  7. Interpolation Flaps
  8. Skin Grafts
  9. Tissue Expansion
  10. Resurfacing Scar Revision

Laser Surgery and Cosmetic Enhancement

  1. Basic Laser Physics
  2. Laser Safety
  3. CO2 Laser
  4. Non-CO2 Lasers
  5. Other Sources. Treatment of Tattoos and Pigmented Lesions
  6. Laser Treatment of Vascular Lesions
  7. Laser Hair Removal
  8. Nonablative Facial Rejuvenation
  9. Soft Tissue Augmentation and Fillers
  10. Silicone
  11. Botulism Toxin (BotoxR)
  12. Dermabrasion. Chemical Peels
  13. Hair Restoration Surgery
  14. Treatment of Veins and Varicosities
  15. Liposuction
  16. Fat Transplantation
  17. Blepharoplasty and Brow Lifting
  18. Facelift Surgery
  19. Endoscopic Surgery
  20. Post-surgical Cosmetics


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Dermatologic Surgery
Current Techniques in Procedural Dermatology
Third Edition
by Randall K. Roenigk

2006 546 pages $298.95 + shipping
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