Toxina Botulinica

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Elsevier España, 2006 - Medical - 156 pages
  • Obra perteneciente a la 'Serie Dermatología Estética', que tiene como objetivo, con cada título, servir de iniciación a un tema fundamental dentro de la dermatología intervencionista, ofreciendo una guía práctica, paso a paso, para la realización de procedimientos quirúrgicos cutáneos. Cada volumen ha sido editado por una autoridad reconocida internacionalmente en su campo y recoge los conocimientos fundamentales, así como los rápidos cambios producidos en la especialidad.
  • Los capítulos, que incluyen magníficas ilustraciones, coinciden en una misma estructura con el fin de que el lector sea capaz de "moverse" fácilmente a través de todos los libros de la colección. Dentro de cada capítulo, los autores describen de forma sencilla cómo es su práctica cotidiana, subrayan la técnica terapéutica y exponen los métodos de tratamiento de acuerdo con indicaciones adecuadas, posibles errores, trucos prácticos, efectos adversos y casos pocos habituales.
  • Se ha conseguido que la extensión de cada libro de la serie sea breve para que pueda leerse íntegramente, lo que permite una mayor transferencia de información al resultar abarcable en su totalidad. Esta serie no pretender ser un texto profundo basado en cuestiones teóricas, sino que su máximo acierto es proporcionar la información específica que permita llevar a cabo los procedimientos descritos.
  • Editado por los pioneros en este campo Jean y Alastair Carruthers, 'Toxina botulínica' presenta una guía actualizada sobre los usos estéticos y médicos de la toxina botulínica A.
  • El lector encontrará en esta obra: una descripción del uso de la toxina botulínica en medicina estética, en tratamientos faciales y del cuello, como técnica coadyuvante, en el tratamiento del dolor, en la asimetría facial y en otras áreas; una gran riqueza de ilustraciones y fotografías a color que muestran casos como los que se presentan en consulta, y temas emergentes en la especialidad, con descripciones sobre los últimos avances en cirugía estética.
  • Incluye un DVD explicativo que contiene vídeos sobre técnicas y procedimientos, así como consejos prácticos basados en la experiencia de los autores y trucos de expertos.
  • Editado por los pioneros en este campo Jean y Alastair Carruthers, 'Toxina botulínica' presenta una guía actualizada sobre los usos estéticos y médicos de la toxina botulínica A.
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  • Incluye un DVD explicativo que contiene vídeos sobre técnicas y procedimientos, así como consejos prácticos basados en la experiencia de los autores y trucos de expertos.
 

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Dr. Alastair Carruthers, M.A., B.M.,B.Ch, FRCP(LON), FRCPCDr. Alastair Carruthers is a Cosmetic Dermasurgeon who operates his own clinical practice (Carruthers Dermatology Centre Inc.) in Vancouver, BC. He is also a Clinical Professor of Dermatology with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC).During his 20 years of practice, Dr. Carruthers has made several major contributions to the field of dermatology. Foremost among these was the use of the BOTOX® procedure in cosmetic applications, a discovery he made with his wife, Dr. Jean Carruthers, in 1987. Since this time, they have been at the forefront of BOTOX® research, development and education, publishing numerous articles using their data. Today, BOTOX®, which inhibits nerve impulses in muscles that cause everything from frown lines and wrinkles to sweating, is the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure in the world.Dr. Carruthers has also made significant advances in the area of Tissue Augmentation. These materials, both temporary and permanent, are used to lift and support the structures beneath the skin. In 1998 Dr. Carruthers was the first dermatologist in North America to begin injecting Artecoll. Through the extensive research performed in their Vancouver based facility, Drs. Carruthers continue to have articles published and lecture extensively on these subjects.With over 100 published articles to his credit, Dr. Carruthers is a member of the Editorial Board of "Dermatologic Surgery". He is also a member of several national and international associations, including the American Dermatology Association and the Canadian Dermatology Association, where he served as President from 1998 to 1999. In addition, he has been elected Vice President of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery.Dr. Carruthers has also contributed extensively to studies about the relationship between skin cancer and sun exposure.

Dr. Jean Carruthers, MD, FRCS (UK), FRCS (C), Diplomate of the American Board in Cosmetic Surgery, Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.Dr. Jean Carruthers is a Cosmetic Surgeon and a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC).Dr. Carruthers has lectured worldwide on a variety of subjects pertaining to cosmetic ophthalmology, including the cosmetic use of the BOTOX® procedure, which she co-founded with her husband, Dr. Alastair Carruthers, in 1987. Since this time, they have remained at the forefront of BOTOX® research, development and education, publishing numerous articles using their data. BOTOX® inhibits nerve impulses in muscles that cause everything from frown lines and wrinkles to sweating. Today, BOTOX® is the most commonly performed cosmetic procedure in North America. They are now also researching the cosmetic use of the newest therapeutic neurotoxin, Botulinum type B, commercially produced as MyoBloc.Dr. Carruthers has published more than eighty peer reviewed scientific articles and twenty-eight scientific book chapters on a variety of topics, including the use of botulinum toxin and soft tissue augmenting agents, aesthetic lasers and cosmetic laser blepharoplasty. She is an International Editor for such publications as Dermatologic Surgery, the Journal of Cosmetic Laser Surgery and the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery.

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