UVB phototherapy, two small studies have suggested that narrow-band or TL-01 phototherapy may have a therapeutic effect equal to PUVA. Acta Derm Venereol. 1990;70(3):212-5. Comparison of narrow-band UV-B phototherapy and PUVA photochemotherapy in the treatment of psoriasis. BB-and NB-UVB phototherapy is contraindicated in patients with known lupus erythematosus or xeroderma pigmentosum. Dosage, scheduling, and duration of treatment (narrowband UVB) Initial dosing according to skin type (130-400 mJ/cm2) or MED (50 of MED). Therapy of psoriasis: comparison of photochemotherapy and several variants of phototherapy. Studniberg HM, Weller P. PUVA, UVB, psoriasis, and nonmelanoma skin cancer.
Treatment with PUVA, on the other hand, remains the mainstay for patients with high PASI scores who do not respond or whose psoriasis cannot be controlled adequately by narrowband UV-B. The relative efficacy of narrowband UV-B in comparison to PUVA was investigated by van Weelden et al20 in a pilot study of 10 patients with widespread psoriasis vulgaris. The present investigation was undertaken to evaluate on a larger scale the therapeutic potential of narrowband UV-B phototherapy in relation to PUVA and to determine whether in patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque-type psoriasis, narrowband UV-B phototherapy may serve as an effective therapeutic alternative to PUVA. Open, nonrandomized, intraindividually controlled paired comparison study. Narrowband UVB is the most common form of phototherapy used to treat skin diseases. The narrowband range of UV radiation has proved to be the most beneficial component of natural sunlight for psoriasis. Narrowband UVB UVB and probably less risky than photochemotherapy (PUVA).
Narrow band UVB (311 nm) phototherapy and PUVA photochemotherapy: A combination. (PUVA) photochemotherapy is widely used for the treatment of psoriasis despite concerns of skin carcinogenesis from high cumulative UVA doses and number of treatments. Narrowband UVB has since become the type of phototherapy most frequently used for the treatment of psoriasis and a wide range of skin diseases, including atopic dermatitis, vitiligo, early stages of mycosis fungoides, and pruritic disorders (table 1) 3,4. PUVA therapy, UVA-1 therapy, and targeted phototherapy are discussed separately. Narrowband UV-B phototherapy vs photochemotherapy in the treatment of chronic plaque-type psoriasis: a paired comparison study. Guidelines of care for the treatment of psoriasis with phototherapy and photochemotherapy. Keywords: Narrowband ultraviolet B (NBUVB), broadband UVB, psoriasis. Hofer et al. in their study comparing phototherapy with near (70 of MED) vs.
When they compared response in psoriasis patients treated with an initial dose of 70 of MED followed by 40 dose increments vs. Comparison of narrow-band UV-B phototherapy and PUVA photochemotherapy (PUVA) in the treatment of psoriasis. Psoriasiste PUVA ve dar bant UVB tedavilerinin klinik etkinliklerinin karsilastirilmasi (A randomized comparison of narrow-band UVB phototherapy and PUVA photochemotherapy in the management of plaque-type psoriasis) Turkish. UV-B phototherapy and PUVA photochemotherapy in the treatment of psoriasis.