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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29140870/a-retrospective-assessment-of-postoperative-bleeding-complications-in-anticoagulated-patients-following-mohs-micrographic-surgery
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Robert E Eilers, Alina Goldenberg, Natasha L Cowan, Pallavi Basu, Shang I Brian Jiang
BACKGROUND: A significant number of patients undergoing Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) for skin cancer are treated with oral anticoagulants. The incidence of postoperative complications associated with new classes of oral anticoagulants remains largely unknown. OBJECTIVE: To determine the incidence of postoperative complications in patients undergoing MMS on both traditional oral anticoagulants and new novel oral anticoagulants. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A single-center retrospective chart review was performed for all patients treated with oral anticoagulants who underwent MMS between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2015 at University of California, San Diego...
November 14, 2017: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29140864/bupivacaine-as-an-adjunct-to-lidocaine-in-mohs-micrographic-surgery-a-prospective-randomized-controlled-trial
#2
Peggy Chen, Harvey Smith, Carl Vinciullo
BACKGROUND: In Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS), the standard local anesthetic agent used is lignocaine with adrenaline. However, MMS can be prolonged; thus reinjections of local anesthetics are often required. OBJECTIVE: Is 0.5% bupivacaine with 1:200,000 epinephrine a useful adjunctive treatment when compared with the use of 1% lidocaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine in MMS for the nose? METHODS: Participants undergoing MMS received 2.5 mL of 1% lidocaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine before commencement of Stage 1...
November 14, 2017: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29121782/imaging-in-cutaneous-surgery
#3
Amanda Levine, Daniel Siegel, Orit Markowitz
Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the USA. Mohs micrographic surgery is a microscopically controlled surgical technique that excises lateral and deep surgical margins while also sparing function and achieving a good cosmetic outcome. Given the increasing incidence in skin cancer worldwide and its associated treatment costs, techniques are being developed to improve the time and cost efficacy of this procedure. The use of noninvasive imaging, both in vivo and ex vivo, has the potential to increase efficiency of diagnosis and surgical management of skin cancers...
November 10, 2017: Future Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29066323/correlation-between-incisional-biopsy-histological-subtype-and-a-mohs-surgery-specimen-for-nonmelanoma-skin-cancer
#4
E C Cortés-Peralta, J Ocampo-Candiani, O T Vázquez-Martínez, I M Gutiérrez-Villarreal, I Miranda-Maldonado, V Garza-Rodríguez
BACKGROUND: Histological diagnosis of a clinically suspected nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC) is recommended before treatment. For NMSC, concordance between the histological subtype of the preoperative biopsy and the excision specimen of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) has been reported to range from 10% to 81%. No large study on the concordance between NMSC histology seen in a preoperative biopsy with the following tumour specimen from Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) has been performed in a Latin American population...
October 21, 2017: Actas Dermo-sifiliográficas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29057513/optical-coherence-tomography-for-margin-definition-of-basal-cell-carcinoma-before-micrographic-surgery-recommendations-regarding-the-marking-and-scanning-technique
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N De Carvalho, S Schuh, N Kindermann, R Kästle, J Holmes, J Welzel
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE: Mohs Micrographic Surgery (MMS) is the preferred therapeutic treatment for high-risk basal cell carcinoma (BCC). Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive imaging technique that enables the diagnosis of BCC. We thought to determine the margins of BCCs with OCT, prior to MMS, to reduce the number of surgical steps. METHODS: Different permanent markers were tested on the skin regarding line width, resistance against disinfection and brightness in the OCT image...
October 23, 2017: Skin Research and Technology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29056236/the-superiorly-based-bilobed-flap-for-nasal-reconstruction
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Michael Kelly-Sell, S Tyler Hollmig, Joel Cook
BACKGROUND: The laterally based bilobed flap is commonly used for the reconstruction of small- to medium-sized defects of the distal portion of the nose; However, when this flap is used to repair defects that are larger, more cephalic, or more lateral on the nose, there is a risk for lower nasal distortion. Reorienting the base superiorly preserves the advantages of the traditional design while minimizing this risk. OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate the design, execution, and efficacy of the superiorly based bilobed flap...
October 19, 2017: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29053539/management-of-incompletely-excised-skin-tumors-our-experience
#7
Bernard F Robertson, James E T Wokes, Haroon Siddiqui
BACKGROUND: Current British Association of Dermatologists guidelines recommend that Mohs micrographic surgery should be considered for incompletely excised basal cell carcinomas and squamous cell carcinomas. Units that perform Mohs surgery are limited. In Teesside, the skin cancer multidisciplinary team discusses all incompletely excised skin tumors, considers all treatment options, provides recommendations, and initiates the agreed management plan. OBJECTIVE: To assess the outcome and appropriateness of local surgical macroexcision for incompletely excised skin tumors...
October 19, 2017: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29031658/randomized-controlled-pilot-study-of-the-preoperative-use-of-brimonidine-0-33-topical-gel-for-hemostasis-in-mohs-micrographic-surgery
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Edward Chen, Raj Ajay Patel, Young Jin Kwak, Conway C Huang
BACKGROUND: Brimonidine topical gel may be useful in cutaneous surgical procedures because of its vasoconstricting properties. OBJECTIVE: Assess the hemostatic effect of topically applied brimonidine in patients being treated with anticoagulants and undergoing Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS). METHODS: Subjects undergoing MMS were randomly assigned to the control (n = 10) or study arm (n = 14). Controls received standard-of-care MMS, whereas the study arm received the same and preoperative application of brimonidine...
December 2017: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29029905/perioperative-complications-with-new-oral-anticoagulants-dabigatran-apixaban-and-rivaroxaban-in-mohs-micrographic-surgery-a-retrospective-study
#9
Camila Antia, Natalie Hone, Hugh Gloster
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2017: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29029665/mohs-micrographic-surgery-key-pharmacologic-considerations
#10
Diana Fischer, Patricia Orlando, Laura Shane-McWhorter
OBJECTIVE: To describe Mohs micrographic surgery and evaluate whether direct oral anticoagulants should be withheld in patients with atrial fibrillation (Afib) prior to the procedure and to consider what type of antibiotic prophylaxis should be used. SETTING: A community setting in which an elderly patient is living independently at home. PRACTICE DESCRIPTION: Academic-affiliated internal medicine clinic that cares for adult patients of all ages, including elderly patients living independently in their own home...
August 1, 2017: Consultant Pharmacist: the Journal of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29016546/histologic-accuracy-of-mohs-micrographic-surgery
#11
James T Highsmith, M Jason Highsmith, Gary D Monheit
BACKGROUND: Mohs micrographic surgery enables the surgeon to maximize tumor removal while minimizing the amount of tissue being removed using advanced mapping techniques combined with microscopy. Interpretation of frozen section slides is vital to the success of Mohs micrographic surgery. OBJECTIVE: Evaluate and confirm the congruence of frozen section slide interpretation between fellowship-trained Mohs surgeons and dermatopathologists. METHODS: Retrospective cohort concordance study spanning 10 years (n = 1,720 cases)...
October 6, 2017: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28994114/macrophage-subtypes-in-recurrent-nodular-basal-cell-carcinoma-after-mohs-micrographic-surgery
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Emerson H Padoveze, Nilton Di Chiacchio, Jorge Ocampo-Garza, Selma S Cernea, Walter Belda, Mirian N Sotto
BACKGROUND: The macrophages associated with solid tumors are related to the progression or regression of tumors, depending on the differentiation in M1 or M2. M2 subtype promotes angiogenesis, remodeling, and tissue repair (tumor proliferation). In contrast, M1 produces toxic mediators and presents antigens, destroying microorganisms and tumor cells. The microenvironment of most aggressive forms of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) shows an increase in macrophages due to M2 phenotype compared to noninvasive forms...
October 9, 2017: International Journal of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28989113/utilization-patterns-and-survival-outcomes-after-wide-local-excision-or-mohs-micrographic-surgery-for-merkel-cell-carcinoma-in-the-united-states-2004-2009
#13
Waqas R Shaikh, Joseph F Sobanko, Jeremy R Etzkorn, Thuzar M Shin, Christopher J Miller
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 5, 2017: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28988763/treatment-of-malignant-cutaneous-adnexal-neoplasms
#14
C Bernárdez, L Requena
Malignant cutaneous adnexal neoplasms form a group of rare, typically low-grade-malignancy carcinomas with follicular, sebaceous, apocrine, or eccrine differentiation or a combination of the first 3 subtypes. Their clinical presentation is usually unremarkable, and biopsy is required to establish the differentiation subtype and the definitive diagnosis. Due to their rarity, no clear consensus has been reached on which treatment is most effective. Mohs micrographic surgery is considered to be the best option to prevent recurrence in the majority of patients...
October 5, 2017: Actas Dermo-sifiliográficas
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28971134/recurrent-dermatofibrosarcoma-protuberans-treated-with-neoadjuvant-imatinib-mesylate-followed-by-mohs-micrographic-surgery
#15
Natalia M Fontecilla, Nicole W Kittler, Larisa Geskin, Faramarz H Samie, George Niedt, Thomas Imahiyerobo, Gary Schwartz, Matt Ingham, Jesse M Lewin
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 2017: JAAD Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28960299/mohs-micrographic-surgery-for-treating-erosive-adenoma-of-the-nipple-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
#16
Israel Barco, MCarmen Vidal, Manel Fraile, Emili Masferrer, Leo Barco, Didac Barco, Cinthya J Baez, Nuria Giménez, Antoni Pessarrodona, Antonio García-Fernández
BACKGROUND: Erosive adenoma of the nipple (EAN) is a benign condition that involves major ducts of the nipple. Its clinical presentation may resemble other disorders. Complete removal of the nipple is often suggested because of frequent relapse. However, adverse cosmetic and functional results have prompted clinicians to look for other more conservative options. AIMS: To present a case of EAN successfully treated using Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) and summarize differential diagnosis and treatment...
September 27, 2017: International Journal of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28951753/comparison-of-electronic-brachytherapy-and-mohs-micrographic-surgery-for-the-treatment-of-early-stage-non-melanoma-skin-cancer-a-matched-pair-cohort-study
#17
Rakesh Patel, Robert Strimling, Stephen Doggett, Mark Willoughby, Kenneth Miller, Lawrence Dardick, Erick Mafong
PURPOSE: High-dose-rate electronic brachytherapy (EBT) provides a non-surgical treatment option for non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC). This matched-pair cohort study compared the outcomes of treatment with EBT to those of Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) in patients with NMSC. MATERIAL AND METHODS: At four treatment centers, patients treated with EBT were case matched to patients treated with MMS based on retrospectively-collected patient age, lesion size, location and type, and year of treatment...
August 2017: Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28947293/an-ecological-study-of-skin-biopsies-and-skin-cancer-treatment-procedures-in-the-united-states-medicare-population-2000-to-2015
#18
David M Wang, Frederick C Morgan, Robert J Besaw, Chrysalyne D Schmults
BACKGROUND: Analyses of skin cancer procedures adjusted for population changes are needed. OBJECTIVE: To describe trends in skin cancer-related biopsies and procedures in Medicare beneficiaries. METHODS: An ecological study of Medicare claims for skin biopsies and skin cancer procedures in 2000 to 2015. RESULTS: Biopsies increased 142%, and skin cancer procedures increased 56%. Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) utilization increased on the head/neck, hands/feet, and genitalia (increasing from 11% to 27% of all treatment procedures) but was low on the trunk/extremities (increasing from 1% to 4%)...
September 22, 2017: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28947283/fully-digital-mohs-map-for-micrographic-surgery
#19
Jonathan Kantor
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 22, 2017: Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28945654/mohs-micrographic-surgery-for-management-of-nail-unit-squamous-cell-carcinomas
#20
Drew Taylor, Eduardo Weiss
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2017: Dermatologic Surgery: Official Publication for American Society for Dermatologic Surgery [et Al.]
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