Dermatological Phototherapy and Photodiagnostic Methods

  • Jean Krutmann
  • Helmut Hönigsmann
  • Craig A. Elmets
  • Paul R. Bergstresser

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XV
  2. Basic mechanisms in Photo(chemo)therapy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ludwig Endres, Reinhard Breit
      Pages 3-53
    3. Jean Krutmann, Akimichi Morita, Craig A. Elmets
      Pages 54-68
  3. Photo(chemo)therapy in daily practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 69-69
    2. Herbert Hönigsmann, Adrian Tanew, Thomas Ruzicka, Warwick L. Morison
      Pages 71-92
    3. Jean Krutmann, Akimichi Morita
      Pages 93-108
    4. Herbert Hönigsmann, Adrian Tanew, Paul R. Bergstresser
      Pages 122-134
    5. Bernhard Ortel, Claudia Alge, Amit Pandy
      Pages 135-161
    6. Beatrix Volc-Platzer
      Pages 162-177
    7. Thomas Schwarz, Anita Rütter, John Hawk
      Pages 178-197
  4. Special Phototherapeutic Modalities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
    2. Rolf-Markus Szeimies, Sigrid Karrer, Christoph Abels, Michael Landthaler, Craig A. Elmets
      Pages 209-247
    3. Robert Knobler, Peter Heald
      Pages 248-260
    4. Jean Krutmann, Helger Stege, Akimichi Morita
      Pages 261-276
  5. Photoprotection in daily practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 277-277
    2. Peter Wolf, Antony Young
      Pages 303-326
  6. Photodiagnostic procedures in daily practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 327-327
    2. Norbert J. Neumann, Percy Lehmann
      Pages 329-337
    3. Erhard Hölzle
      Pages 338-343
    4. Clemens Fritsch, Kerstin Lang, Klaus-Werner Schulte, Wilfried H. G. Neuse, Thomas Ruzicka, Percy Lehmann
      Pages 344-367
  7. Appendix

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 369-369
    2. Helger Stege, Renz Mang
      Pages 381-402
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 403-412

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 practice. Edited by internationally renowned experts, the new edition offers again up-to-date, comprehensive and clinically relevant information on every aspect of photodiagnostics and phototherapy.

This eagerly awaited 2nd edition will become the bible of this field. It is structured in following parts: Photochemotherapy in daily practice, special phototherapeutic modalities and photoprotection.

Due to the detailed structure the book is 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.

The book is an invaluable resource for dermatologists, oncologists and all other physicians treating dermatological patients.


Dermatitis Photodermatology Photodiagnostics Photoimmunotherapy Phototherapie Phototherapy UV radiation dermatose diagnosis psoriasis therapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Jean Krutmann
    • 1
  • Helmut Hönigsmann
    • 2
  • Craig A. Elmets
    • 3
  • Paul R. Bergstresser
    • 4
  1. 1.Clinical and Experimental PhotodermatologyHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany
  2. 2.Abt. für spezielle Dermatologie und UmweltdermatosenUniversitäts-Hautklinik AKHWienAustria
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham SDB 67BirminghamUSA
  4. 4.Department of DermatologyUT Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-04513-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-04511-4
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