Murad Alam

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Publications

  1. ncbi Surgical management of pyoderma gangrenosum: case report and review
    M Alam
    Department of Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Dermatol Surg 26:1063-6. 2000
  2. ncbi Airbag trauma induced cutaneous fistulae in a heart transplant patient
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:S175-6. 2002
  3. doi Peripheral excision margins for dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
    Zebadiah Kimmel
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2617. 2008
  4. doi Effectiveness, safety, and effect on quality of life of topical salicylic acid peels for treatment of postinflammatory hyperpigmentation in dark skin
    Smita S Joshi
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Dermatol Surg 35:638-44; discussion 644. 2009
  5. doi Comparative effectiveness of nonpurpuragenic 595-nm pulsed dye laser and microsecond 1064-nm neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser for treatment of diffuse facial erythema: A double-blind randomized controlled trial
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 69:438-43. 2013
  6. doi Association between type of reconstruction after Mohs micrographic surgery and surgeon-, patient-, and tumor-specific features: a cross-sectional study
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Dermatol Surg 39:51-5. 2013
  7. doi Large-particle calcium hydroxylapatite injection for correction of facial wrinkles and depressions
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:92-6. 2011
  8. doi Safety of peak serum lidocaine concentration after Mohs micrographic surgery: a prospective cohort study
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 63:87-92. 2010
  9. doi Comparison of treatment of cherry angiomata with pulsed-dye laser, potassium titanyl phosphate laser, and electrodesiccation: a randomized controlled trial
    James Collyer
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair St, Ste 1600, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Dermatol 146:33-7. 2010
  10. ncbi Complications with the use of botulinum toxin type A for cosmetic applications and hyperhidrosis
    Miguel A Pena
    Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 26:29-33. 2007

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  1. ncbi Surgical management of pyoderma gangrenosum: case report and review
    M Alam
    Department of Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Dermatol Surg 26:1063-6. 2000
    ..Commonly used treatments for pyoderma gangrenosum are medical, with immunosuppressive agents employed most often...
  2. ncbi Airbag trauma induced cutaneous fistulae in a heart transplant patient
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:S175-6. 2002
    ..Dermatologists may be uniquely suited to identify and treat such cutaneous trauma...
  3. doi Peripheral excision margins for dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
    Zebadiah Kimmel
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2617. 2008
  4. doi Effectiveness, safety, and effect on quality of life of topical salicylic acid peels for treatment of postinflammatory hyperpigmentation in dark skin
    Smita S Joshi
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Dermatol Surg 35:638-44; discussion 644. 2009
    ..There are no randomized split-face model studies investigating treatments for postinflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) in dark skin...
  5. doi Comparative effectiveness of nonpurpuragenic 595-nm pulsed dye laser and microsecond 1064-nm neodymium:yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser for treatment of diffuse facial erythema: A double-blind randomized controlled trial
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 69:438-43. 2013
    ..Facial erythema is a common symptom that responds to vascular laser treatment, but there are few comparative studies...
  6. doi Association between type of reconstruction after Mohs micrographic surgery and surgeon-, patient-, and tumor-specific features: a cross-sectional study
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Dermatol Surg 39:51-5. 2013
    ..There are few data to indicate whether the type of final wound defect is associated with the type of post-Mohs repair...
  7. doi Large-particle calcium hydroxylapatite injection for correction of facial wrinkles and depressions
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:92-6. 2011
    ..There is patient demand for similar fillers that may be longer lasting...
  8. doi Safety of peak serum lidocaine concentration after Mohs micrographic surgery: a prospective cohort study
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 63:87-92. 2010
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  9. doi Comparison of treatment of cherry angiomata with pulsed-dye laser, potassium titanyl phosphate laser, and electrodesiccation: a randomized controlled trial
    James Collyer
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair St, Ste 1600, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Dermatol 146:33-7. 2010
    ..To assess the comparative efficacy of energy treatments in resolving cherry angiomata...
  10. ncbi Complications with the use of botulinum toxin type A for cosmetic applications and hyperhidrosis
    Miguel A Pena
    Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 26:29-33. 2007
    ..Patients who do experience uncommon, transient effects can be reassured that these are not dangerous and will resolve completely without intervention...
  11. doi ASDS guidelines of care: injectable fillers
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, 676 N St Clair St, Ste 1600, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Dermatol Surg 34:S115-48. 2008
  12. doi The comparative effectiveness of suction-curettage and onabotulinumtoxin-A injections for the treatment of primary focal axillary hyperhidrosis: a randomized control trial
    Omer Ibrahim
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 69:88-95. 2013
    ..Botulinum toxin injections and suction-curettage have been separately shown to be effective in treating axillary hyperhidrosis but have not been compared in the same patients...
  13. doi Ultrasound tightening of facial and neck skin: a rater-blinded prospective cohort study
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 62:262-9. 2010
    ..The excellent safety profile is mitigated by the limited efficacy of such procedures...
  14. doi Delayed treatment and continued growth of nonmelanoma skin cancer
    Murad Alam
    Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 64:839-48. 2011
    ..Patients may delay treatment for skin cancer for various reasons. Prior research on treatment delay has focused on melanoma rather than nonmelanoma skin cancer (NMSC), which is much more common...
  15. ncbi Aesthetic and functional efficacy of subcuticular running epidermal closures of the trunk and extremity: a rater-blinded randomized control trial
    Murad Alam
    Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Arch Dermatol 142:1272-8. 2006
    ..To ascertain whether subcuticular epidermal closures of elliptical excisions of the trunk and extremities result in better functional and cosmetic outcomes than simple running epidermal closures of the same sites...
  16. ncbi The future of noninvasive procedural dermatology
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair Street, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 32:59-61. 2013
    ..Dermatologists are well equipped to retain their leadership in noninvasive esthetic medicine, and they will, to the extent that they continue to pioneer outstanding therapies that are effective, affordable, and safe...
  17. ncbi Racial and ethnic differences in skin aging: implications for treatment with soft tissue fillers
    Andrew F Alexis
    Skin of Color Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    J Drugs Dermatol 11:s30-2; discussion s32. 2012
    ..Important treatment considerations include minimization of inflammation, epidermal injury, and bruising, which can lead to aesthetically displeasing sequelae...
  18. ncbi A quality rating scale for aesthetic surgical procedures
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:272-81. 2006
    ..While in recent years the number of available procedures has proliferated, there are few objective methods for evaluating the relative quality of these procedures for particular indications or specific patients...
  19. ncbi Patient satisfaction and reported long-term therapeutic efficacy associated with 1,320 nm Nd:YAG laser treatment of acne scarring and photoaging
    Ashish C Bhatia
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Dermatol Surg 32:346-52. 2006
    ..Topical anesthesia was applied 1 hour before each treatment. Patients were interviewed at least 3 months after cessation of treatment (range 3-12 months)...
  20. doi The use of brachytherapy in the treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancer: a review
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:377-88. 2011
    ..This article reviews the indications, efficacy, and adverse effects of brachytherapy in the treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancers...
  21. ncbi Low-level laser therapy for wound healing: mechanism and efficacy
    William Posten
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Dermatol Surg 31:334-40. 2005
    ..Given the recent interest in light-emitting diode (LED) photomodulation and minimally invasive nonablative laser therapies, it is timely to investigate reports that low-level laser therapy (LLLT) may have utility in wound healing...
  22. ncbi Two-lobed advancement flap for cutaneous helical rim defects
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Dermatol Surg 29:1044-9. 2003
    ..A variant of the bilobe, the two-lobed flap based on the W-plasty, is a transposition flap that shifts tissue predominantly via advancement...
  23. ncbi The development of actinic keratosis into invasive squamous cell carcinoma: evidence and evolving classification schemes
    Jamshaid Anwar
    Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Clin Dermatol 22:189-96. 2004
    ..In the future, disparate classification schemes may be unified into a single pragmatic approach which accurately reflects the biological process whereby actinic keratoses devolve into invasive squamous cell carcinoma...
  24. ncbi Topical and light-based treatments for actinic keratoses
    Sirunya Silapunt
    DermSurgery Associates, Department of Medicine Dermatology, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 22:162-70. 2003
    ..As the first stage of squamous cell carcinoma, actinic keratosis is worthy of prompt evaluation and active treatment...
  25. doi Association between number of stages in Mohs micrographic surgery and surgeon-, patient-, and tumor-specific features: a cross-sectional study of practice patterns of 20 early- and mid-career Mohs surgeons
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Otolaryngology, and Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Dermatol Surg 36:1915-20. 2010
    ..To determine the number of Mohs micrographic surgery (MMS) stages per tumor taken by early- to mid-career Mohs surgeons and to assess other factors affecting number of stages...
  26. doi Flammability of topical preparations and surgical dressings in cutaneous and laser surgery: a controlled simulation study
    Katharine Arefiev
    Department of Dermatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Redwood City, California, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 67:700-5. 2012
    ..Given the lack of data regarding basic fire safety principles, many dermatologists remain unaware of this potential risk...
  27. doi State medical board regulation of minimally invasive cosmetic procedures
    Samreen Choudhry
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 66:86-91. 2012
    ..There is little information regarding commonalities, differences, and trends in the regulation of minimally invasive cosmetic procedures (MICP) across different state medical boards in the United States...
  28. doi Comparison of electrodesiccation and potassium-titanyl-phosphate laser for treatment of dermatosis papulosa nigra
    Roopal V Kundu
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Dermatol Surg 35:1079-83. 2009
    ..There is a lack of randomized split-face studies investigating treatments for dermatosis papulosa nigra (DPN) in dark skin...
  29. ncbi Technique for calcium hydroxylapatite injection for correction of nasolabial fold depressions
    Murad Alam
    Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:285-9. 2007
    ..Injectable calcium hydroxylapatite is a soft-tissue augmentation material that is used off-label for facial augmentation, including repletion of depressed nasolabial folds...
  30. ncbi Confidence intervals in procedural dermatology: an intuitive approach to interpreting data
    Murad Alam
    Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Dermatol Surg 31:462-6. 2005
    ..Significant differences observed in therapeutic trials in procedural dermatology are typically denoted by p values of less than .05. Alternatively, significance can be conveyed by use of confidence intervals...
  31. ncbi Sterility assessment of multiple use botulinum A exotoxin vials: a prospective simulation
    Murad Alam
    Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:272-5. 2006
    ..A preponderance of evidence now indicates that storage of reconstituted botulinum toxin solution for longer than the 4 hours recommended by the manufacturer does not result in loss of effectiveness...
  32. ncbi Techniques for cutaneous sutured closures: variants and indications
    Beth Adams
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Semin Cutan Med Surg 22:306-16. 2003
    ..In particular, for each technique, we discuss the method for placement, generally accepted indications, controversies regarding utility, and objective evidence of efficacy...
  33. ncbi Management of complications and sequelae with temporary injectable fillers
    Murad Alam
    Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:98S-105S. 2007
    ..In this article, the authors review the management of the few common and minor undesirable effects that may be associated with temporary fillers; in addition, the authors mention the rare incidence of serious complications...
  34. doi Treatment of forehead/glabellar rhytide complex with combination botulinum toxin a and hyaluronic acid versus botulinum toxin a injection alone: a split-face, rater-blinded, randomized control trial
    Meghan Dubina
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Cosmet Dermatol 12:261-6. 2013
    ..Forehead and glabella rhytides are treated mostly with neurotoxins, although some practitioners prefer the concurrent use of fillers. It has been suggested that combination treatments can result in a better overall improvement...
  35. doi Epidermal growth factor receptor inhibitors in the treatment of nonmelanoma skin cancers
    Misbah H Khan
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Dermatol Surg 37:1199-209. 2011
    ..EGFR is a transmembrane tyrosine kinase receptor involved in the proliferation and survival of cancer cells. EGFR is the first molecular target against which monoclonal antibodies have been developed for cancer therapy...
  36. doi Needs assessment for cosmetic dermatologic surgery
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Dermatol Clin 30:177-87, x. 2012
    ..Key comparative effectiveness studies are briefly reviewed, and areas of substantial deficiency in such research are highlighted...
  37. ncbi Oblique advancement flap for defects of the lateral nasal supratip
    Murad Alam
    Division of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Dermatol 139:1039-42. 2003
    ..Reconstruction of nasal alar defects is difficult because of the complex anatomy of the region. A frequent challenge in this area is repair of small cutaneous defects involving the lateral nasal supratip and the superior alar groove...
  38. ncbi Power and sample size of therapeutic trials in procedural dermatology: how many patients are enough?
    Murad Alam
    Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Dermatol Surg 31:201-5. 2005
    ..Many new devices and therapeutic interventions are continually introduced in cutaneous surgery. The efficacy of these new techniques must be compared with that of preexisting standards so that patients can be appropriately counseled...
  39. ncbi Cutaneous oncologic and cosmetic surgery in geriatric patients
    Noah Scheinfeld
    Department of Dermatology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue, Suite 11 D, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Dermatol Clin 22:97-113. 2004
    ..If patients are treated holistically and comprehensively, their surgical experience can be enhanced and their health and appearance improved...
  40. ncbi Safety of radiofrequency treatment over human skin previously injected with medium-term injectable soft-tissue augmentation materials: a controlled pilot trial
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Lasers Surg Med 38:205-10. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the safety of RF treatment over skin areas recently injected with medium-term injectable soft-tissue augmentation materials...
  41. doi Botulinum toxin and the facial feedback hypothesis: can looking better make you feel happier?
    Murad Alam
    Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:1061-72. 2008
    ..Based on the facial feedback hypothesis, this net change in facial expression may potentially have the secondary effect of reducing the internal experience of negative emotions, thus making patients feel less angry, sad, and fearful...
  42. doi Safety of a novel microneedle device applied to facial skin: a subject- and rater-blinded, sham-controlled, randomized trial
    Fridolin J Hoesly
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arch Dermatol 148:711-7. 2012
    ..To assess the safety of a novel microneedle device on facial skin of healthy individuals of all Fitzpatrick skin types...
  43. ncbi Human papillomavirus-associated digital squamous cell carcinoma: literature review and report of 21 new cases
    Murad Alam
    Division of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 48:385-93. 2003
    ..Specifically, we examined evidence for the tumor's (1) infectious origin and spread, (2) response to therapy, and (3) prognosis and metastatic risk...
  44. ncbi Two atypical fibroxanthomas of the ear
    Suneel Chilukuri
    Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Dermatol Surg 29:408-10. 2003
  45. ncbi Cutaneous surgery in the elderly: ensuring comfort and safety
    Lisa M Rhodes
    Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Dermatol Ther 16:243-53. 2003
    ..A rational approach to surgery can increase the comfort and safety of surgery in such patients. Overall, cutaneous surgery is well-tolerated in even the oldest patients...
  46. ncbi Utility of fully buried horizontal mattress sutures
    Murad Alam
    Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:73-6. 2004
    ..Deep absorbable stitches should provide a firm closure, hemostasis, and good wound-edge eversion, but this is not always achieved with standard techniques...
  47. ncbi Gabapentin treatment of multiple piloleiomyoma-related pain
    Murad Alam
    Department of Dermatology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:S27-9. 2002
    ..The unusual unilateral distribution of leiomyomas in this case is discussed...
  48. ncbi Serious adverse vascular events associated with perioperative interruption of antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapy
    Murad Alam
    Division of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Dermatol Surg 28:992-8; discussion 998. 2002
    ..Antithrombotic medications may increase perioperative bleeding during cutaneous surgery. Whether to discontinue these medications before surgery is controversial...
  49. ncbi Peripheral excision margins for dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans: a meta-analysis of spatial data
    Zebadiah Kimmel
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:2113-20. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze available datasets to assess the degree of asymmetry typically associated with DFSP, and to study the optimal surgical approach for extirpating these tumors by clearing lateral margins...
  50. ncbi A method for pulsed carbon dioxide laser treatment of epidermal nevi
    Murad Alam
    SkinCare Physicians, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:554-6. 2002
  51. ncbi Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans
    Stanley J Miller
    The Sidney Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 5:550-5. 2007
  52. ncbi Keratoacanthoma as a postoperative complication of skin cancer excision
    Leonard H Goldberg
    DermSurgery Associates, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 50:753-8. 2004
    ..Multiple keratoacanthomas are rarely seen. Keratoacanthomas may also develop after trauma, laser resurfacing, radiation therapy, and at the donor site after skin grafting...
  53. ncbi Clinical appearance of full-thickness skin grafts of the nose
    Sirunya Silapunt
    DermSurgery Associates, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Dermatol Surg 31:177-83. 2005
    ..Full-thickness skin grafting (FTSG) is an option for reconstruction of nasal defects...
  54. ncbi Efficacy of narrow-margin excision of well-demarcated primary facial basal cell carcinomas
    Arash Kimyai-Asadi
    DermSurgery Associates, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:464-8. 2005
    ..As such, facial excisions of BCCs are typically performed with the appropriate margin determined by the surgeon based on clinical features of the tumor...
  55. ncbi Permanent injectables for soft tissue augmentation: avoiding misinformation and a reprise of the breast implant debacle
    Murad Alam
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 7:370-3. 2005
  56. ncbi Basal cell and squamous cell skin cancers
    Stanley J Miller
    The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 5:506-29. 2007
  57. ncbi Management of Merkel cell carcinoma: What we know
    Murad Alam
    Arch Dermatol 142:771-4. 2006
  58. ncbi Merkel cell carcinoma
    Stanley J Miller
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 4:704-12. 2006
  59. ncbi Clinical effect of a single pulsed dye laser treatment of fresh surgical scars: randomized controlled trial
    Murad Alam
    Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Dept of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Dermatol Surg 32:21-5. 2006
    ..There is limited evidence indicating improved surgical scar appearance if pulsed dye laser treatments are commenced immediately at the time of suture removal...