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Skin Therapy Letter: Volume 8 - 2003

  Volume 8 • Number 1 • January 2003   |  Download PDF

Etanercept, a TNF Antagonist for Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis
P. J. Mease, MD
Seattle Rheumatology Associates, Swedish Hospital Medical Center, Division of Clinical Research, and Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

What’s New In Hair Transplants?
R. H. Unger, MD1 and W. P. Unger, MD2
1 Private Practice, New York, NY, USA
2 Private Practice, Toronto, ON, Canada


  Volume 8 • Number 2 • February 2003   |  Download PDF

Cutaneous Leishmaniasis of the Old World
A. A. Alrajhi, MD, MPH, FIDSA
Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Drug Treatments for Skin Disease Introduced in 2002


  Volume 8 • Number 3 • March 2003   |  Download PDF

Cutaneous Cleansers
B. L. Kuehl, PhD1, K. S. Fyfe, H BBA2, N. H. Shear, MD, FRCPC3
1 Scientific Insights Consulting Group, Mississauga, Ontario Canada
2 GlaxoSmithKline, Consumer Healthcare, Oakville, Ontario Canada
3 Departments of Medicine (Divisions of Dermatology and Clinical Pharmacology), and Pharmacology, University of Toronto Medical School; and Division of Dermatology, Sunnybrook & Women's College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Adverse Reactions to Herbal Therapy in Dermatology
R.B. Vender, MD, FRCPC
Dermatrials Research and Faculty of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Important Safety Information About DIANE®-35 and the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism


  Volume 8 • Number 4 • April - May 2003   |  Download PDF

Efficacy of Acitretin in Severe Psoriasis
J.M. Geiger, MD, Pharm D
Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France

Nonablative Laser and Light Therapy: An Approach to Patient and Device Selection
M. Alam, MD1 and J. S. Dover, MD, FRCPC2,3,4
1 Section of Cutaneous and Aesthetic Surgery, Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
2 SkinCare Physicians, Chestnut Hill, MA
3 Department of Medicine (Dermatology), Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
4 Section of Dermatologic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology, Department of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT


  Volume 8 • Number 5 • June 2003   |  Download PDF

Lustra®, Lustra-AF® and Alustra™
A.K. Gupta, MD, PhD, FRCPC1,2 and J.E. Ryder, HBSc2
1 Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Science Center (Sunnybrook site) and the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
2 Mediprobe Laboratories Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Treatment of Hand Eczema
N.K. Veien, MD, PhD1 and T. Menné, MD, PhD2
1 Dermatology Clinic, Aalborg, Denmark
2 Department of Dermatology, University of Copenhagen, Gentofte Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark


  Volume 8 • Number 6 • September - October 2003   |  Download PDF

The Use of Alefacept in the Treatment of Psoriasis
V.K. Wong, BA and M. Lebwohl, MD
Department of Dermatology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA

Management of the Ichthyoses
P. Fleckman, MD
Department of Medicine (Dermatology), University of Washington, Seattle, WA


  Volume 8 • Number 7 • November - December 2003   |  Download PDF

Treatment of Hyperhidrosis with Botulinum Toxin A
S. Läuchli, MD and G. Burg, MD
Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland

Blepharoplasty: Laser or Cold Steel?
B. S. Biesman, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, TN, USA


  Volume 8 • Supplement 1 • 2003   |  Download PDF

Once Daily Application of a Combination of Calcipotriol and Betamethasone Dipropionate (Dovobet*, Daivobet®) for the Treatment of Psoriasis
H. Lui, MD FRCPC, J. Shapiro, MD, FRCPC
Psoriasis Phototherapy Centre, Division of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada