Wound healing and surgical planning

Alexander L. Berlin, Sarah J. Felton, Christopher T. Burnett, Divya Srivastava

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


In 1938, Frederic E. Mohs revolutionized surgical treatment of skin cancer, allowing for the precise localization and removal of tumor cells. When the use of the original escharotic paste was replaced by the fresh-frozen technique, same-day removal of cancer and subsequent repair of the surgical defect became possible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMohs and Cutaneous Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationMaximizing Aesthetic Outcomes
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages20
ISBN (Electronic)9781482221374
ISBN (Print)9781482221367
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2014


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Berlin, A. L., Felton, S. J., Burnett, C. T., & Srivastava, D. (2014). Wound healing and surgical planning. In Mohs and Cutaneous Surgery: Maximizing Aesthetic Outcomes (pp. 3-22). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/b17782