Dermatological Phototherapy and Photodiagnostic Methods

  • Herbert Hönigsmann
  • Craig A. Elmets
  • Jean Krutmann

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Basic Mechanisms in Photo(chemo)therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ludwig Endres, Reinhard Breit, Werner Jordan, Werner Halbritter
      Pages 3-59
  3. Photo(chemo)therapy in Daily Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Jean Krutmann, Akimichi Morita, Craig A. Elmets
      Pages 63-77
    3. Herbert Hönigsmann, Adrian Tanew, Warwick L. Morison
      Pages 79-101
    4. Jean Krutmann, Akimichi Morita
      Pages 103-118
    5. Herbert Hönigsmann, Adrian Tanew
      Pages 135-149
    6. Bernhard Ortel, Vesna Petronic-Rosic, Piergiacomo Calzavara-Pinton
      Pages 151-183
    7. Beatrix Volc-Platzer
      Pages 185-204
    8. Hallie McDonald, Ponciano D. Cruz Jr.
      Pages 229-237
  4. Special Phototherapeutic Modalities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 239-239
    2. Rolf-Markus Szeimies, Sigrid Karrer, Christoph Abels, Michael Landthaler, Craig A. Elmets
      Pages 241-280
    3. Robert Knobler
      Pages 281-294
    4. Jean Krutmann, Helger Stege, Akimichi Morita
      Pages 295-310
  5. Photoprotection in Daily Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 311-311
    2. Bassel H. Mahmoud, Iltefat H. Hamzavi, Henry W. Lim
      Pages 313-332
    3. Peter Wolf, Antony Young
      Pages 333-363
  6. Photodiagnostic Procedures in Daily Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 365-365
    2. Norbert J. Neumann, Percy Lehmann
      Pages 367-376
    3. Erhard Hölzle
      Pages 377-386
    4. Clemens Fritsch, Kerstin Gardlo, Thomas Ruzicka
      Pages 387-414
    5. Renz Mang, Helger Stege
      Pages 427-432
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 433-447

About this book


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.


Photodermatology Photodiagnostics Photoimmunotherapy Phototherapie Phototherapy diagnosis

Editors and affiliations

  • Herbert Hönigsmann
    • 1
  • Craig A. Elmets
    • 2
  • Jean Krutmann
    • 3
  1. 1.Dermatologische Klinik, Abt. Spezielle DermatologieUniversitätsklinikum WienWienAustria
  2. 2.Department of DermatologyUniversity of Alabama, BirminghamBirminghamUSA
  3. 3.Institut für Umweltmedizinische Forschung (IUF) gGmbHUniversität DüsseldorfDüsseldorfGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-36692-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-36693-5
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