Adjunctive treatment of keloids: comparison of photodynamic therapy with brachytherapy

Adjunctive treatment of keloids: comparison of photodynamic therapy with brachytherapy Patients and observers appear to be more satisfied with the results after brachytherapy than PDT. However, patients still have a positive general impression after PDT. Adjunctive aminolevulinic acid–PDT for the treatment of keloids could be used as an alternative for brachytherapy. Level of Evidence: Level IV, therapeutic study. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals
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Springer-Verlag
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Copyright © 2013 by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-012-0794-z
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Abstract

Patients and observers appear to be more satisfied with the results after brachytherapy than PDT. However, patients still have a positive general impression after PDT. Adjunctive aminolevulinic acid–PDT for the treatment of keloids could be used as an alternative for brachytherapy. Level of Evidence: Level IV, therapeutic study.

Journal

European Journal of Plastic SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: May 1, 2013

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