Photopheresis therapy of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: the Yale-New Haven Hospital experience.

@article{Heald1989PhotopheresisTO,
  title={Photopheresis therapy of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma: the Yale-New Haven Hospital experience.},
  author={Peter W. Heald and Maria Isabel P{\'e}rez and Inge Christensen and Nicola A. Dobbs and Gerry McKiernan and R H Edelson},
  journal={The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={62},
  pages={629 - 638}
}
Over the past two years, the photopheresis treatment program at Yale-New Haven Hospital has treated 32 patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. There were 19 erythrodermic patients who had photopheresis as their first systemic therapy. Five of these cleared 75 percent of their skin and the majority of erythrodermics achieved an improved quality of life. Those with best responses were treated earlier in the course of their disease and had more normal proportions of CD4 and CD8 subsets when… CONTINUE READING

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