[UVA1 phototherapy. Pilot study of dose finding in acute exacerbated atopic dermatitis].

@article{Dittmar2001UVA1PP,
  title={[UVA1 phototherapy. Pilot study of dose finding in acute exacerbated atopic dermatitis].},
  author={Henning C. Dittmar and Dorothee Pflieger and Erwin Schoepf and Jan C. Simon},
  journal={Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift fur Dermatologie, Venerologie, und verwandte Gebiete},
  year={2001},
  volume={52 5},
  pages={423-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE UVA1 phototherapy is an new effective treatment modality for acute atopic dermatitis (AD). However there is still some controversy about the optimal UVA1 single and cumulative dose. PATIENTS/METHODS We compared in a randomized, controlled, prospective pilot study the efficacy of a therapy with 15 treatments of a "high dose" (max. single dose of 130 J/cm2, max. cumulative dose 1840 J/cm2), "medium dose" (max. single dose of 65 J/cm2, max. cumulative dose 975 J/cm2) or… CONTINUE READING

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