From the Journals
Elective laser treatments are usually not recommended during pregnancy, but no evidence supports this, according to the authors of the review.
WAIKOLOA, HAWAII – Any dermatologist can master punch biopsy of the matrix, according to a nail disease expert.
BALTIMORE – Compared with other imaging modalities, ultrasound gives more anatomic details and costs much less.
WASHINGTON – The investigators observed a greater than twofold variation in antibiotic prescribing rates across...
DENVER – A review of current literature on the topic found clear under-representation of life impact domains.
WAIKOLOA, HAWAII – The widely utilized 5-mm surgical margins for excision of melanoma in situ are inadequate.
WASHINGTON – The current and past presidents of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery recently sat down to discuss the Society’s...
The advisory panel seemed the current implant screening recommendation using MRI “useless.” They urged the adoption of ultrasound as a more...
WAIKOLOA, HAWAII – Spot dermabrasion is an oldie but a goodie.
WASHINGTON – “By using this one test, it’s able to separate out melanomas that otherwise may be grouped in together under current AJCC staging.”...
WAIKOLOA, HAWAII – A Mohs surgeon reviews some effective, inexpensive options.