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Tag: Surgical Treatments
This month we look at some skin cancer surgery options. Many of you will be aware of the recent publications of the UQ Flap, and now a further paper have been presented with a Modified UQ Flap, as an alternative to the rhomboid flap.
Continue reading “Research summary: The Modified UQ Flap: An alternative for other flaps”
Do you see patients with skin cancer concerns in your primary care practice and would like to provide surgical treatments to address their skin issues in a timely manner? In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker gives expert advice on the must-have equipment a medical practitioner needs to perform skin cancer surgery in a general or skin cancer practice. Continue reading “[3 min watch] Must-have equipment for skin cancer surgery”
In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker gives his top tips for how to optimise and improve scarring results for patients following skin surgery, particularly skin cancer surgery. Continue reading “[2 min watch] How to optimise scarring results in skin surgery”
In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker gives his top tips for providing a high standard of wound care for your patients following minor surgical procedures on the skin, such as in skin cancer surgery. Continue reading “[4 min watch] Top tips for post-surgery wound care”
In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker provides his top tips for reducing patients’ pain during surgery and how to manage pain and discomfort after procedures. Continue reading “[4 min watch] How to reduce pain during and after surgery”
In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker provides expert advice on performing skin cancer surgery procedures on the face, including his top three tips for perfecting your technique. Continue reading “[3 min watch] Top 3 tips for skin cancer surgery on the face”
In this latest podcast, Dr Helena Rosengren – a Skin Cancer & Aesthetic Doctor in Townsville, Queensland – gives a sneak peek into her presentation at the upcoming Skin & Skin Cancer Conference and Masterclasses in Brisbane on 21-24 July 2022, where she will talk about antibiotic prophylaxis for surgical site infection. Continue reading “[Podcast] Antibiotic prophylaxis for surgical site infection”
This month we share a simple surgical tip in the form of a research letter. I am always on the lookout for these kinds of tips, and I use them in my own practice regularly. Continue reading “Research review: Reconstruction of ear defects”
Welcome to this podcast series, Conversations with Professor David Wilkinson! In this episode, Prof David Wilkinson (Chief Medical Officer, National Skin Cancer Centres) speaks with Prof Luc Thomas (Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Lyon, France) about how to manage skin cancers of the nail, with a particular focus on their treatment.
Continue reading “[Podcast] How to treat skin cancers of the nail | Conversations with Prof David Wilkinson”
Do you perform skin cancer surgery procedures on difficult areas such as the ear? In this short video, Dr Tony Azzi provides his top tips for performing skin cancer surgery on the ear to optimise patient outcomes. Continue reading “[2 min watch] Top tips for skin cancer surgery on the ear”