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Transplantation Dermatology / P. Häusermann (Editor); J. Steiger (Editor); J. Passweg (Editor); P. Itin (Contribution by); G. Jemec (Contribution by)Patients undergoing solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation frequently develop skin diseases that can be challenging to themselves and their doctors. In the first part of this volume, prevalent epidemiological, clinical and histological skin problems of solid organ recipients are discussed. Pre- and posttransplant management as well as follow-up programs are presented focusing on European and Swiss guidelines. A special chapter is dedicated to immunosuppressive drugs considering current standards, and new and upcoming medication. The second part starts with a summary of historical aspects of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and proceeds with a description of skin manifestations of graft-versus-host disease and their therapy. Covered are early, late and very late periods after transplantation with a focus on recent consensus classification and treatment aspects of chronic graft-versus-host disease. The publication ends with a comprehensive review and practical guidance on photoprotection in transplant recipients. This book covers all the important dermatological aspects that should be considered in diagnosis and treatment of recipients of solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplants. It is intended as a guide for dermatologists, nephrologists, hemato-oncologists and all specialists involved in the field of transplantation.
Botulinum Toxin / Alastair Carruthers; Jean Carruthers; Murad Alam (Series edited by); Jeffrey S. Dover (Series edited by)Part of the practical and dynamic Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series, Botulinum Toxin, 4th Edition, brings physicians at all levels of experience up to speed with today's best injection techniques. This well-organized text provides current, authoritative guidance on popular procedures including masseter hypertrophy and darker skin types, the therapeutic uses of botulinum toxins, and their future in dermatology. The renowned author team of Drs. Jean Carruthers and Alastair Carruthers offers evidence-based, procedural how-to's and step-by-step advice on proper techniques, pitfalls, and tricks of the trade, so you can successfully incorporate the latest procedures into your practice. Includes complete, clear descriptions and rationales for injection placement for facial and neck rejuvenation and hyperhidrosis, with high-quality videos demonstrating the techniques of injection. Addresses the differences in doses and particular characteristics among different botulinum toxin preparations in every chapter. Features a well-organized format with key points lists, pearls, and case studies as they appear in practice. Contains new chapters throughout, plus new information on injectable daxibotulinumtoxinA (RT002), topical botulinum toxin type A and benzyl alcohol. Includes many new images and procedural videos that depict exactly how to perform the techniques. Expert ConsultT eBook version included with purchase, which allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Genital Dermatology Atlas and Manual / Libby Edwards; Peter J. LynchPublisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Substantially revised and updated, this practical, lavishly illustrated atlas now makes it easier than ever for clinicians at all levels of experience to arrive at an accurate diagnosis for both common and rare genital dermatologic lesions. Genital Dermatology Atlas and Manual, Third Edition, features almost 500 new photographs, an easy-to-use diagnostic approach, and expanded sections on clinical descriptions, pathophysiology, and treatment. Illustrations are arranged by appearance for rapid identification - even for conditions never previously encountered. Features: Arranges core chapters by disease presentation, including patches and plaques, papules and nodules, and ulcers. Includes variable morphologies, making it easier to arrive at a correct diagnosis even when encountering an atypical appearance of a common condition. Features chapters on special issues such as symptoms (itching and pain), immunosuppression, and pediatric, psychologic, and geriatric aspects of genital conditions. Offers increased information on diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, as well as patient handouts suitable for copying and distribution. Ideal for any clinician who sees men and women with disorders of the external genitalia, including dermatologists, gynecologists, urologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and physician assistants. Your book purchase includes a complimentary download of the enhanced eBook for iOS, Android, PC & Mac. Take advantage of these practical features that will improve your eBook experience: The ability to download the eBook on multiple devices at one time -- providing a seamless reading experience online or offline Powerful search tools and smart navigation cross-links that allow you to search within this book, or across your entire library of VitalSource eBooks Multiple viewing options that enable you to scale images and text to any size without losing page clarity as well as responsive design The ability to highlight text and add notes with one click