Hemorrhagic Complications in Cutaneous Surgery

  • Hugh M. GlosterJr.


It is logical to assume that anyone who performs cutaneous surgery has had or will have some sort of hemorrhagic complication, an inevitable event even in the hands of the most careful and skilled surgeon. Therefore, it is important for cutaneous surgeons to not only take precautions to prevent bleeding complications before they occur, but also to be capable of diagnosing and managing these unfortunate events as they arise to provide a better service for patients. This article will focus on the prevention, diagnosis, and management of hemorrhagic complications in cutaneous surgery.


Warfarin Therapy Hemorrhagic Complication Herbal Supplement Cutaneous Surgery Persistent Bleeding 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hugh M. GlosterJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA

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