British Association of Dermatologists and British Photodermatology Group guidelines for topical photodynamic therapy 2018

Terence Wong (Lead / Corresponding author), C. A. Morton, Nick Collier, Ann K. Haylett, Sally Ibbotson, K. E. McKenna, Rajeev Mallipeddi, Harry Moseley, Daron C. Seukeran, Lesley E. Rhodes, K. A. Ward, M. Firouz Mohd Mustapa, Luke S. Exton

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Abstract

The overall objective of the guideline is to provide up-to-date, evidence-based recommendations for the use of topical photodynamic therapy (PDT). The document aims to:

• offer an appraisal of all relevant literature up to April 2018, focusing on any key developments
• address important, practical clinical questions relating to the primary guideline objective and
• provide guideline recommendations and if appropriate research recommendations.

The guideline is presented as a detailed review with highlighted recommendations for practical use in primary care and in the clinic, in addition to an updated patient information leaflet [available on the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) website, www.bad.org.uk/leaflets].
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)730-739
Number of pages10
JournalBritish Journal of Dermatology
Volume180
Issue number4
Early online date2 Dec 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2019

Keywords

  • GRADE
  • systematic review
  • 5-aminolaevulinic acid
  • methyl aminolaevulinate
  • dermatology
  • guidelines
  • non-melanoma skin cancer
  • protoporphyrin IX
  • topical photodynamic therapy

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