• Efficacy of surgical excision and adjuvant high-dose rate brachytherapy in treatment of keloid: Our experience

    7 monthes ago - By Journal of Cutaneous Online

    Kalapurmat N Manjunath, Mysore Srinivas Venkatesh, Ramcharith Alva, Keerthi Koushik, Veena Waiker, Kumaraswamy Mohan, Shanthakumar Shivalingappa
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2021 14(3):337-343
    Background: Keloids are dermal tumors that are due to increased production of collagen caused by abnormal and prolonged wound healing. The incidence of recurrence is extremely high if only conservative measures are used. This study was conducted to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy surgery and high dose rate brachytherapy as an adjuvant therapy for treatment of keloids. Materials...
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  • Efficacy of fractional carbon dioxide laser with intralesional 5-fluorouracil in the treatment of keloids

    7 monthes ago - By Journal of Cutaneous Online

    Nabeel Kadhim Alhamzawi
    Journal of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery 2021 14(3):323-329
    Context: Managing keloids remains a challenge in clinical practice. Many therapeutic options are available, but none is universally accepted or without recurrence. Therefore, an effort is required to choose the treatment with maximal outcomes. Aims: To evaluate the effectiveness of combining fractional carbon dioxide laser and intralesional 5-fluorouracil for the treatment of keloids. Materials and Methods: In this prospective open-label study, 24 patients received FCO2 laser treatment, started at...
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