Mohs Micrographic Surgery

Mohs Micrographic Surgery
n. technique developed in 1956 by Frederic Mohs for surgically removing skin cancer while saving as much healthy tissue as possible

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Mohs micrographic surgery — A surgical procedure used to treat skin cancer. Individual layers of cancerous tissue are removed and examined under a microscope one at a time until all cancerous tissue has been removed. Also called Mohs surgery …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Mohs chemosurgery surgery (micrographic surgery technique) — (mōz) [Frederic Edward Mohs, American surgeon, 1910–2002] see under chemosurgery and surgery …   Medical dictionary

  • Mohs surgery — Intervention MeSH D015580 Mohs surgery, also known as chemosurgery, created by a general surgeon, Dr. Frederic E. Mohs, is microscopically controlled surgery used to treat common types of skin cancer. It i …   Wikipedia

  • Mohs surgery — A special type of surgery used for the treatment of skin cancer, especially basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin. The purpose of Mohs surgery is to remove all of the cancerous tissue and as little of the healthy tissue as possible.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Mohs — n. family name; Friedrich Mohs (1773 1839), German mineralogist after whom the Mohs scale was named; Frederic Mohs (1910 2002), United States surgeon who developed the Mohs Micrographic Surgery …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mohs surgery — A surgical procedure used to treat skin cancer. Individual layers of cancerous tissue are removed and examined under a microscope one at a time until all cancerous tissue has been removed. Also called Mohs micrographic surgery …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • Surgery — The word surgery has multiple meanings. It is the branch of medicine concerned with diseases and conditions which require or are amenable to operative procedures. Surgery is the work done by a surgeon. By analogy, the work of an editor wielding… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cirugía micrográfica de Mohs — Esquema de la cirugía de Mohs en la que varios cortes aseguran la remoción total del tumor en estadios durante un solo acto quirúrgico. La cirugía de Mohs, también conocida como cirugía micrográfica, es un tipo de cirugía microscópica controlada …   Wikipedia Español

  • Frederic E. Mohs — Frederick E. Mohs (? 2002) developed the Mohs Micrographic Surgery technique (MMS) in 1938 to remove skin cancer lesions while he was still a medical student at the University of Wisconsin Madison.Mohs technique was later modified by Perry Robins …   Wikipedia

  • Dr. Frederic Mohs — n. Frederic E. Mohs (1910 2002), United States surgeon who developed the Mohs Micrographic Surgery …   English contemporary dictionary

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