- Provides up-to-date overviews of treatment guidelines for a plethora of skin diseases
- Covers the wide range of drugs and treatment methods applied in dermatology
- Considers all the major advances of the past decade
This guide to dermatological treatments provides concise yet comprehensive, up-to-date overviews of treatment guidelines and pearls for a plethora of skin diseases. It is divided into three main sections that address the many different skin diseases, the drugs available for dermatologicaltreatments, and the various methods applied in dermatology, including fillers, botulinum toxin, lasers, dermoscopy, cryosurgery, and electrosurgery. Each skin disease-focused chapter describes current treatments while also providing a brief synopsis of etiology and clinical presentation.Treatment indications and contraindications, modes of action, and dosages are clearly identified. This third edition of the European Handbook of Dermatological Treatments has been extensively revised to reflect the advances of the past decade, including biologic agents for psoriasis, alsoused as promising off-label treatments in other skin diseases, targeted agents for malignant melanoma and basal cell carcinoma, and new treatment modalities for rosacea, acne, atopic dermatitis, and urticaria, to name but a few. The successful easy-to-use format is retained in this newedition, which is enriched with clinical photos that will make reading a pleasurable as well as a learning experience.
Andreas Katsambas is a Professor of Dermatology and Venereology at the University of Athens, Greece. Professor Katsambas has held various leading positions within scientific societies, including as President of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (2008–10), President of the Hellenic Society of Dermatology and Venereology, board member of the International League of Dermatological Societies (ILDS) and Chairman of the ILDS Awards Committee, and member of the American Academy of Dermatology – Committee of International Affairs. In 2011 he was inaugurated as an international member of the American Dermatological Association and in 2013 was elected International Board Observer of the American Academy of Dermatology. Professor Katsambas has published more than 300 articles in peer-reviewed internationaljournals and has co-edited five books. He is a member of various editorial boards which include the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Archives of Dermatology, and the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology.
Torello Lotti, MD, is Full Professor and Chair of Dermatology at Florence University, Italy, having previously been Full Professor and Chair of Dermatology at Rome “G.Marconi” University (2004–10). Professor Lotti was Editor in Chief of the Journal of the European Society of Dermatology and Venereology from 1992 to 2002, and since 2002 he has been Editor of the Section of Dermatology for the International Journal of Immunology and Pharmacology. He has held leading positions in various societies, including as President of the European Society for Cosmetic and AestheticDermatology (2003–4), President of the Italian Society of Dermatology and Venereology (SIDeMaST; 2009–10), President of the International Society of Dermatology (2009–10), and President-Elect of the World Health Academy. Professor Lotti has published more than 400 papers in PubMed-cited journals and is the author or editor of 16 books.
Clio Dessinioti is a Dermatologist-Venereologist and a clinical/research fellow at the Department of Dermatology of the University of Athens, in Andreas Sygros Hospital, Greece, since 2007. Dr Dessinioti has published 50 articles in Greek and international peer-reviewed medical journals and is a member of various scientific societies, including the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. She has been invited as a speaker in national and international meetings and has participated as the author of chapters in 5 books.
Angelo Massimiliano D'Erme is a specialist in Dermatology and Venereology in Florence. Dr. D'Erme has published 40 articles in international peer-reviewed medical journals and 5 book's chapters. Furthermore he has published two books as editor/associated editor. Dr. D'Erme is member of several scientific society, including European Academy of Dermatology (EADV) and European Academy of Allergy and Clinica Immunology (EAACI). Lastly he is a member of the editorial boards of the Dermatologic Therapy and Journal of Pigmentary Disorders.