Cost effectiveness of Mohs micrographic surgery: review of the literature.

@article{Tierney2009CostEO,
  title={Cost effectiveness of Mohs micrographic surgery: review of the literature.},
  author={Emily P. Tierney and Chr. Hanke},
  journal={Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD},
  year={2009},
  volume={8 10},
  pages={
          914-22
        }
}
BACKGROUND A number of treatment modalities are currently in existence for non-melanoma skin cancer, including microscopically controlled surgical excision (e.g., Mohs micrographic surgery [MMS]), traditional surgical excision, radiation therapy, electrodessication and curettage, cryosurgery, photodynamic therapy and topical chemotherapeutic agents. MMS has the significant advantage of the lower recurrence rates of all treatment modalities, where five-year cure rates for MMS for primary BCCs… CONTINUE READING

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