Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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- Springer New York
Photodynamic therapy is a proven effective treatment of actinically damaged skin cells, nonmelanoma skin cancers, and acne and other pilosebaceous conditions. As an agent for general facial rejuvenatin it has untapped potential. The current state of PDT therapy and future applications are discussed in detail in this exciting new volume. Throughout, the focus is on evidence-based clinical uses of PDT, including pretreatment regimens, avoidance and management of complications, and posttreatment suggestions.
|Publisher:||Springer New York|
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About the Author
Michael H. Gold, MD, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at both Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. He is also a dermatologic and cosmetic surgeon at the Gold Skin Care Center in Tennessee, as well as its founder and medical director.
Table of Contents1. History of Photodynamic Therapy - 2. Aminolevulinic Acid: Actinic Keratosis and Photorejuvenation - 3. 5-Aminolevulinic Acid: Acne Vulgaris - 4. Photodynamic Therapy for the Treatment of Sebaceous Gland Hyperplasia - 5. Photodynamic Therapy for Hidradenitis Suppurativa - 6. Topical Methyl Aminolevulinate-Photodynamic Therapy for the Treatment of Actinic Keratosis - 7. Methyl Aminolevulinate in Skin Cancers - 8. Methyl Aminolevulinate: Photorejuvenation - 9. Photodynamic Therapy of Acne - 10. Photodynamic Therapy for the Treatment of Verrucae, Condylomata Acuminata, and Molluscum - 11. Photodynamic Therapy and Inflammatory Disorders - 12. Photodynamic Therapy for Other Uses - 13. Chemoprevention of Skin Cancer with Photodynamic Therapy - 14. Fluorescence-Guided Photodynamic Therapy - 15. How I Perform ALA-Photodynamic Therapy in My Practice - 16. How We Perform Photodynamic Therapy MAL in Clinical Practice - 17. The Future of Photodynamic Therapy