In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in dermatology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

In the Journals

Laser, electrosurgery justified when other anogenital wart treatments fail

April 10, 2019
In treatment for anogenital warts, the complete clearance rate was higher in provider-administered therapies than patient-administered therapies;…
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Suture spacing yields similar cosmetic outcomes during linear wound closures

April 9, 2019
Researchers reported no statistically significant difference in wound cosmesis or total complications between running cutaneous sutures spaced 2 mm…
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Dermatologists prescribe more oral antibiotics after surgical procedures

April 9, 2019
Increased use of postoperative courses of oral antibiotics prescribed by dermatologists after surgical procedures may put patients at risk for…
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E-cigarettes harmful alternative to tobacco regarding dermatological issues

April 8, 2019
Researchers explored the skin-related conditions associated with electronic cigarette use in a literature review and concluded that e-cigarettes are…
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Cardiac device allergy rare but should be considered

April 8, 2019
Contact allergy to cardiac devices is not common but should be considered when there is concern for infection, a history of device extraction, a…
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Baricitinib may provide oral alternative treatment in atopic dermatitis

April 5, 2019
Patients with atopic dermatitis who received baricitinib 4 mg plus a topical corticosteroid achieved 50% improvement in the Eczema Area and Severity…
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Nearly one-quarter of patients with IBD have a concurrent IMID

April 4, 2019
A Danish cohort study revealed that nearly one-in-four patients with inflammatory bowel disease have another immune mediated inflammatory disease…
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Clinical guidelines from North American specialty societies often biased, have conflicts of interest

April 2, 2019
Clinical practice guidelines issued by specialty societies in North America often call for greater use of services associated to their own…
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Major cardiac event risk similar for ustekinumab, TNF inhibitors in PsA, psoriasis

April 1, 2019
There is no substantial difference in the risks for atrial fibrillation and major adverse cardiovascular events between ustekinumab and TNF…
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Inflammatory disease linked to higher depression, anxiety rates

March 28, 2019
Primary care patients with inflammatory disease, particularly those with early-onset disease, demonstrate elevated rates of depression and anxiety…
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