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Benefits and risks with digital dermoscopy and teledermoscopy

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Title: Benefits and risks with digital dermoscopy and teledermoscopy
Authors: Dahlén Gyllencreutz, Johan
Issue Date: 16-Nov-2017
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy.
Institution: Institute of Clinical Sciences. Department of Dermatology and Venereology
Parts of work: I. Börve A, Dahlén Gyllencreutz J, Terstappen K, Johansson Backman E, Aldenbratt A, Danielsson M, Gillstedt M, Sandberg C, Paoli J. Smartphone Teledermoscopy Referrals: A Novel Process for Improved Triage of Skin Cancer Patients. Acta Derm Venereol 2015; 95: 186–190.

II. Dahlén Gyllencreutz J, Paoli J, Bjellerup M, Bucharbajeva Z, Gonzalez H, Nielsen K, Sandberg C, Synnerstad I, Terstappen K, Wennberg Larkö AM. Diagnostic Agreement and Interobserver Concordance with Teledermoscopy Referrals. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2017; 31: 898-903.

III. Dahlén Gyllencreutz J, Johansson Backman E, Terstappen K, Paoli J. Teledermoscopy images acquired in primary health care and hospital settings - a comparative study of image quality. Accepted for publication in J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol.

IV. Dahlén Gyllencreutz J, Bengtsson Boström K, Terstappen K. Does it look like melanoma? A pilot study of the effect of sunless tanning on dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions. Br J Dermatol. 2013; 168: 867-70

Date of Defence: 2017-12-08
Disputation: Fredagen den 8 december 2017, kl.13.00, Hörsal Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: melanoma
non-melanoma skin cancer
Abstract: The increasing incidence of malignant melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer (NMSC) makes it necessary to optimize the management of patients with suspicious skin lesions, from triaging, to establishing a diagnosis and planning treatment. The purpose of this thesis is to investigate the use of teledermoscopy (TDS) as a way of achieving such an optimization, as well as to study safety aspects of digital dermoscopy and teledermoscopy while pointing out risks and pitfalls so that they can be avoided... more
ISBN: 978-91-629-0281-0 (pdf)
978-91-629-0280-3 (print)
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