Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology by Michael H. GoldPhotodynamic Therapy in Dermatology by Michael H. Gold

Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology

EditorMichael H. Gold

Hardcover | May 3, 2011

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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.
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.
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Title:Photodynamic Therapy in DermatologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:216 pagesPublished:May 3, 2011Publisher:Springer New YorkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441912975

ISBN - 13:9781441912978

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Table of Contents

1. 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

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From the reviews:"This book reviews the use of photodynamic therapy (PDT) in dermatology, covering both established uses and its use for conditions that are not commonly treated with this method. . The book is appropriate for dermatologists in training or practice, and it would be a good resource for dermatologists planning to incorporate PDT into their practice. . With its updates and in-depth practical tips on the use of PDT that other books do not have . this is a useful book." (Roger C. Lee, Doody's Review Service, September, 2011)