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PUVA Photochemotherapy

Known as: PUVA, Psoralen plus Ultraviolet A Light Therapy, Psoralen + UVA Treatment 
Phototherapy that combines the use of psoralen with UVA light as a treatment for various skin conditions.
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Of the 131 studies on monotherapy or combination therapy assessed, 56 studies on the different forms of phototherapy fulfilled… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
OBJECTIVE To assess whether psychological distress affects treatment outcome in psoriasis. DESIGN Cohort study of patients with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
  • R S Stern
  • Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
  • 2001
  • Corpus ID: 22736459
BACKGROUND Oral methoxsalen (psoralen) and ultraviolet A radiation (PUVA) is a highly effective therapy for psoriasis and many… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE This study tests the hypothesis that stress reduction methods based on mindfulness meditation can positively influence… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND/METHODS The treatment of psoriasis with high-dose exposure to oral psoralen and ultraviolet-A light (i.e., PUVA… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Photochemotherapy with oral methoxsalen (psoralen) and ultraviolet A radiation (PUVA) is an effective treatment for… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
OBJECTIVE To compare the efficacy and safety of 2 treatment modalities, topical psoralen plus UV-A (PUVA) with unsubstituted… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The concept of sun-reactive "skin typing" was created in 19751for a specific need: to be able to classify personswith white… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
A 5.7-year prospective study of 1380 patients treated for psoriasis with oral methoxsalen (8-methoxypsoralen) and ultraviolet A… Expand
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Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Abstract Oral administration of a photoactive drug, 8-methoxypsoralen (methoxsalen), followed by exposure to a high-intensity… Expand
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