Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Mohs Surgery

All cancers reported each year in the United States, skin cancer is determined that the most common. In fact, some experts more than half of the total population of the United States who has attained the age of fifty years is estimated at some point in life, and the contract is one of the main reasons why it is so important. Every year there are more than one million new cases of skin cancer in the United States and the aging population, this number will increase. There are essentially three types of skin cancer are more common and are all treatable, but as with all other forms of cancer early detection is essential for survival. Is less severe and easier to deal with a ; basal Carcinomaa '; a slow-growing cancer that starts from the skin surface. The form of skin cancer, the next level of gravity is called ; Squamous Carcinomaa'; and too high to be treated if detected early.
a ; Melanomaa; is the most serious and intractable skin cancer, it grows faster, and the effects of deep skin layers. There are various forms of treatment for skin cancer and the treatment used is usually the severity and location of determined volume. More than a quarter of all skin cancers are taken from the surgical technique called the treatment? Microscopic surgerya '; Mohs, or as commonly known.

This technique offers the advantage of the sacrifice, the tissue to health problems, while offering the highest success rate. All this leads to faster recovery with minimal scarring. This operation is performed under local anesthesia, which means that the patient is awake but not feel pain. The skin is marked in a grid project, which is used by the surgeon during the trial that the cancerous tissue removed in steps leaders to penetrate the outer side, and all cancer.

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