Daylight photodynamic therapy in private practice in Switzerland: gain without pain.

  title={Daylight photodynamic therapy in private practice in Switzerland: gain without pain.},
  author={Lasse Roger. Braathen},
  journal={Acta dermato-venereologica},
  volume={92 6},
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a well-documented therapy for non-melanoma skin cancer, which has excellent therapeutic effect and cosmetic outcome combined with minimal invasiveness (1). PDT is easy to use in treatment of large areas, and thus is particularly suitable for use in areas of field cancerization with several to many actinic keratoses (AK) (1). However, a major disadvantage of PDT is the occurrence of severe pain in some patients, which necessitates effective pain management… CONTINUE READING


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