Fluorescence Diagnosis And Photodynamic Therapy Of Skin Diseases

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Author: Clemens Fritsch
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3709160464
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Fluorescence Diagnosis And Photodynamic Therapy Of Skin Diseases by Clemens Fritsch

Original Title: Fluorescence Diagnosis And Photodynamic Therapy Of Skin Diseases

This book is the most up-to-date publication on fluorescence diagnostic (FDAP) and photodynamic therapy (PDT) methods used in dermatology. Both techniques are presently world wide introduced as standards for the delineation and the treatment of cutaneous precancerous stages and tumors, which show steadily increasing numbers due to e.g. more frequent sun exposure. Summarizing experiences on more than 5.000 treated patients, it offers a comprehensive information on every aspect of skin tumor detection and treatment. The main part of the book focuses on the clinical aspects giving detailed descriptions on skin tumor detection as well as photodynamic treatment of selected diseases (solar keratoses, basal cell carcinomas, squamous cell carcinomas, Bowen's disease, psoriasis lesions, etc.). The clinically oriented chapters are supplemented by practical guidelines for PDT and FDAP. The included atlas is comprised of 270 high quality color figures allowing daily use as a handbook.

Photodynamic Therapy And Fluorescence Diagnosis In Dermatology

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Author: P. Calzavara-Pinton
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080538846
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Photodynamic Therapy And Fluorescence Diagnosis In Dermatology by P. Calzavara-Pinton

Original Title: Photodynamic Therapy And Fluorescence Diagnosis In Dermatology

Photodynamic therapy has been widely investigated over the past two decades and is emerging as a promising therapeutic modality for skin cancers and several inflammatory diseases. This growing interest is based on the availability of a new simple, effective and safe regimen using the topical application of a pro-drug, 5-aminolevulinic acid, as well as on the development of new "second generation" photosensitizers, namely 5-aminolevulinic acid-esters, phthalocyanines, chlorins, porphycenes and hypericin. In contrast to hematoporphyrin derivatives, these compounds are characterized by short-lasting generalized skin photosensitivity. These dyes are available for either topical or systemic delivery and are well characterized. The basic principles of PDT is more complex than chemotherapy or other pharmacological modalities. PDT involves not only a drug but an otherwise harmless compound that is activated by visible light. The interaction of these two treatment components is PDT. The variability of these both components results in a complexity of the treatment that may disorient the clinician who does not have specific experience in this field. This book aims to focus experimental and clinical findings on PDT in order to attract and direct the attention of a growing number of dermatologists.

Procedures In Cosmetic Dermatology Series Photodynamic Therapy

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Author: Mitchel P. Goldman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 143772096X
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Procedures In Cosmetic Dermatology Series Photodynamic Therapy by Mitchel P. Goldman

Original Title: Procedures In Cosmetic Dermatology Series Photodynamic Therapy

This title in the PROCEDURES IN COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY SERIES presents up-to-the-minute, practical guidance on the hottest photodynamic therapy techniques shaping today's practice. Succinctly written and lavishly illustrated, it focuses on procedural how-to's and offer step-by-step advice on proper techniques, pitfalls, and tricks of the trade—so you can refine and hone your skills...and expand your surgical repertoire. You'll find current, to-the-point guidance on the cosmetic use of PDT—edited by a pioneer in the field, Dr. Mitchel P. Goldman. Implement the newest procedures into your practice immediately and confidently—with the outstanding guidance you'll find in this volume of the PROCEDURES IN COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY SERIES. Get the best results when performing PDT for skin diseases, skin cancer and HPV, and skin rejuvenation, especially in aging and sun-damaged skin —all in one concise, accessible volume. Visualize techniques clearly with a wealth of color illustrations and photographs that depict cases as they appear in practice. Know the costs for each light source, and get recommendations from the experts on which light source is best for your practice. Ensure the safety of your clients with post-photodynamic therapy care information sheets for patients. Implement the latest techniques for topical PDT for acne * photorejuvenation * fluorescence diagnosis * and medical uses of PDT.

Photodermatology An Issue Of Dermatologic Clinics

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Author: Henry Lim
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323311806
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Photodermatology An Issue Of Dermatologic Clinics by Henry Lim

Original Title: Photodermatology An Issue Of Dermatologic Clinics

Dr Henry Lim, renown for expertise and research in photodermatology leads this issue of Dermatologic Clinics. Photodermatology in this issue addresses dermatoses brought on or accelerated by light as well as light forms for dermatology therapies. Photodermatology is used to diagnosis and treat many common conditions that bring patients to the dermatologist. Topics include: Introduction to photobiology; Evaluation of patients with photodermatologic conditions; Photoimmunology; Photoaging; Photocarcinogenesis; Polymorphous Light Eruption (PMLE); Actinic Prurigo; Hydroa vacciniforme and solar urticaria; Chronic actinic dermatitis; drug-induced photosensitivity; Cutaneous porphyrias; Photoaggravated dermatoses; Ultraviolet (UV) based therapy; Photodynamic therapy; Photoprotection. Dr Lim works with one his residents, So Yeon Paek, as his co-Editor on this issue.

Photodynamic Therapy With Ala

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Author: Reinhold Baumgartner
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
ISBN: 1847555284
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Photodynamic Therapy With Ala by Reinhold Baumgartner

Original Title: Photodynamic Therapy With Ala

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is increasingly being used amongst health practitioners in combating a variety of diseases. One common strategy used during this light activated process is to induce the accumulation of significant amounts of a photosensitising agent in the diseased tissue. The naturally occurring amino acid 5-aminovulinic acid (ALA) is used to produce high levels of the photosensitizer, Protoprophyin IX, in the therapy known as ALA-PDT. Written by experts in the field Photodynamic therapy with ALA outlines a variety of clinical approaches to the topic, outlining current applications. These include the use of ALA-PDT and ALA-FD (fluorescence diagnosis) in the areas of dermatology, urology, brain, otorhinolaryngology, gynaecology and gastroenterology. Also included is a chapter that comprehensively reviews the scientific principles of ALA-PDT. Primarily aimed a clinical audience Photodynamic therapy with ALA should provide a comprehensive review and useful insight into ALA-PDT.

Advances In Photodynamic Therapy

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Author: Michael Hamblin
Publisher: Artech House
ISBN: 1596932783
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Advances In Photodynamic Therapy by Michael Hamblin

Original Title: Advances In Photodynamic Therapy

This resource brings you the latest advances in photodynamic therapy and offers you a solid understanding of the design, delivery and dosimetry of the three basic ingredients of PDTOCophotosensitizers, light and oxygen. The book covers novel areas of mechanistic and innovative translational approaches."

Photodynamic Therapy

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Author: Mahmoud H. Abdel-Kader
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642396291
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Photodynamic Therapy by Mahmoud H. Abdel-Kader

Original Title: Photodynamic Therapy

Photodynamic Therapy: From Theory to Application brings attention to an exceptional treatment strategy, which until now has not achieved the recognition and breadth of applications it deserves. The authors, all experts and pioneers in their field, discuss the history and basic principles of PDT, as well as the fundamentals of the theory, methods, and instrumentation of clinical diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Non-oncological applications such as the use of PDT in control of parasites and noxious insects are also discussed. This book serves as a standard reference for researchers and students at all levels, clinical specialists interested in the topic and those in industry exploring new areas for development. A comprehensive exposition of both the theory and application of PDT, this book fills the gaps in the current literature by bringing together both basic understanding of the process of PDT and an expanded vision of its applications.


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Author: Henry W. Lim
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420019964
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Photodermatology by Henry W. Lim

Original Title: Photodermatology

Covering the entire array of photodermatological topics necessary to stand at the head of this burgeoning discipline, this source contains expertly written chapters that offer recommendations and guidelines from opinion-forming international authorities. Reviewing the entire range of photodermatoses, as well as the management, treatment, identification, and assessment of these conditions, this source includes discussions of narrow and broadband UVB, PUVA, photopheresis, UVA1 therapy, and photodynamic therapy, the principles and medical and cosmetic uses of lasers and similar sources, and appendices on phototesting, photopatch testing, and the development of phototherapy units to stand at the forefront of this burgeoning dermatological subject.

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