New developments in the field of the commonly used photodiagnostic and phototherapeutic methods help to continuously improve the results in the daily practise. Edited by internationally renowned experts, the new edition offers up-to-date, comprehensive and clinically relevant information on every aspect of photodiagnostic and phototherapy. The book is structured in following parts:Photochemotherapy in daily practice, special phototherapeutic modalities and photoprotection in daily practice. Due to the detailed structure this new edition is even more reader-friendly and has a strong focus on clinical aspects. It includes: Guidelines for the treatment selections of specific diseases, practical guidelines for phototherapy with information about basic principles of photobiology, standardized test protocols for photodermatoses and diagnosis for skin tumors.
Compact, but comprehensive overview about photodiagnostic and phototherapeutic methods in dermatology
Concise information on both therapeutic use and photobiological background
By far the most up-to-date publication on this subject
Written by internationally known experts
Preliminary: UV Radiation, Irradiation, Dosimetry.- Mechanisms of (Photo)chemotherapy.- Photo(chemo)therapy for Psoriasis.- Photo(chemo)therapy for Atopic Dermatitis.- Phototherapy and Photochemotherapy of the Idiopathic Photodermatoses.- Photo(chemo)therapy for Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma.- Phototherapeutic Options for Vitiligo.- Photo(chemo)therapy of Graft-versus-Host Disease .- Phototherapy and Photochemotherapy: Less Common Indications for Its Use in Dermatological Phototherapy and Photodiagnostic Methodes.- Phototherapy of HIV-Infected Patients: Evidence Questioning and Addressing Safety.- Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology.- Extracorporeal Photoimmunochemotherapy.- Ultraviolet-A1 Phototherapy: Indications and Mode of Action.- Acute and Chronic Photodamage from Solar Radiation, Phototherapy, and Photochemotherapy.- Photoprotection.- Photodiagnostic Modalities.- The Photopatch Test.- Fluorescence Diagnosis with d -Aminolevulinic Acid-Induced Phototherapeutic Options for Vitiligo Porphyrins in Dermatology.- Practical Guidelines for Broadband UVB, Narrowband UVB, UVA-1, Phototherapy, and PUVA Photochemotherapy - A Proposal.- Technical Equipment.