Letters UVB phototherapy for psoriasis

Narrowband UVB phototherapy

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b2213 (Published 03 June 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2213
  1. Heather Cameron, associate specialist in dermatology1,
  2. Robert Dawe, consultant dermatologist1
  1. 1Photobiology Unit, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY
  1. h.cameron{at}dundee.ac.uk

    Koek and colleagues’ study should encourage others to implement supervised home ultraviolet B (UVB) phototherapy for psoriasis and other conditions.1 We reported pilot studies of home phototherapy using narrowband UVB, which is more effective for psoriasis than broadband UVB.2 3

    We now have over 10 years’ experience of home phototherapy, with 16 home …

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