Pascal R Bafteh

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PURPOSE The aim of our study was to evaluate the photoprotective potential of melanin and β-carotene against protoporphyrine IX-induced phototoxicity via photo hen's egg test. METHODS In three independent test groups, the yolk sac blood vessel system of hen's eggs was exposed to protoporphyrine IX and irradiated with ultraviolet A (UVA). One of the test(More)
BACKGROUND Broadband ultraviolet B (BB-UVB) is a well-established treatment option in dermatology. However, during the last decade BB-UVB has increasingly been replaced by narrowband UVB 311 nm (NB-UVB), especially in the therapy of psoriasis, atopic eczema and vitiligo. Several studies have indicated a better therapeutic response for almost all indications(More)
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