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Global Journal of Surgery. 2013, 1(3), 25-30
DOI: 10.12691/js-1-3-5
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The Role of Technology in Skin Surgery

Sreedhar K Krishna1, and Ankeet S Jethwa2

1Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, UK

2Department of Surgery, University Hospitals of Leicester

Pub. Date: November 15, 2013

Cite this paper:
Sreedhar K Krishna and Ankeet S Jethwa. The Role of Technology in Skin Surgery. Global Journal of Surgery. 2013; 1(3):25-30. doi: 10.12691/js-1-3-5


Skin surgery, or dermatological surgery is a relatively new specialty. Its infancy has meant that ideas are somewhat flexible and frequently taken up faster than in other more established fields of surgery. This mini-review examines the various roles of technology in each stage of surgery – pre-operative, intra-operative and post-operative.

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