VITILIGO: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND PROPHYLAXIS
This book is a collection of protocols and tips regarding how to diagnose, treat and follow-up with vitiligo patients. It is an invaluable resource for anyone who studies or treats this disease. Each chapter features the experiences and opinions of vitiligo specialists from across the world – scientists, doctors and academics with vast experience and knowledge, who are all recognized as leaders in their field. This is not a consensus or generalized approach, but rather a practical, step-by-step guide.
Everything in this book has a solid scientific background and has been tried, tested and refined in private practice or public hospitals. Inside, you will find sections on vitiligo health record management and analysis, diagnosis, treatments, topical and systemic therapies, micro-surgery solutions, phototherapy, heliotherapy, supplements and prophylaxis.
Who should buy "Vitiligo: A Step-by-Step Guide"?
- Dermatologists, physicians, general practitioners who want to update themselves on vitiligo, recent advances in the area, and how best to treat it.
- Druggists and pharmacists who want to boost their vitiligo knowledge.
- Healthcare professionals who need to understand the basics or specifics of vitiligo epidemiology, disease pathogenesis or range of treatments available.
Ebook File Size: 39726 KB
Paperback: 379 pages / 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.5 inches
Published: November 2017
- Chapter 1. How I Manage Vitiligo. Richard Wittal (Australia)
- Chapter 2. Diagnosis and Treatment in Vitiligo Clinic, Zagreb. Andrija Stanimirović
- Chapter 3. Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor Related Peptides as a Basis for Treating Vitiligo. Ramaiah Abburi (India)
- Chapter 4. Data-intensive Approaches in Clinical Management of Vitiligo. Lipi Thukral and Rajesh S.Gokhale (India)
- Chapter 5. Surgical Management and Immunomodulators in Vitiligo Treatment. Bela J. Shah, Darshan R. Karia, Sonal Tibrewal (India)
- Chapter 6. Immunomodulators in Vitiligo Treatment: Heading Towards A Real Cure. Mitesh Dwivedi, Naresh C. Laddha, Rasheedunnisa Begum, Prasant Kumar, R. Krishnamurthy, Bela J. Shah (India)
- Chapter 7. Climatotherapy for Vitiligo at the Dead Sea. Marco Harari, Andrija Stanimirović and Maja Kovačević (Israel)
- Chapter 8. The Use of Low Dose Cytokines and Growth Factors in Vitiligo. Torello Lotti (Italy)
- Chapter 9. Vitiligo Treatment: Complex Therapy with NB-UVB and Salt Bath. Prophylaxis Of Vitiligo Recurrence. Aliya A. Kassymkhanova (Kazakhstan)
- Chapter 10. The Use of Vitamin Therapy for the Treatment of Vitiligo. Audrey VanStockum (USA)
Where to buy
This book is best described as a practical guide to vitiligo. In this book, Yan Valle – author, campaigner and CEO of Vitiligo Research Foundation – cuts through the myths and misinformation that surround vitiligo to tell you what you really need to know.
A thoroughly researched, easy-to-read and jargon-free guide to vitiligo – this is essential reading for vitiligo patients, or anyone interested in the condition.
Buy this book and you will:
- Save the countless hours spent searching the web for information, only to realize most of it’s worthless
- Save all the time and effort spent on seeing non-specialist doctors who can’t help you
- Save the thousands of dollar spent on bogus supplements, snake oil cures and confusing research papers
Just some of the topics covered inside:
- The common household items you must avoid
- The link between vitiligo and other diseases
- The environmental factors and stress-related issues that can cause vitiligo
- How to detect early signs of vitiligo and identify potential triggers
- The truth about treatment options and which is best for you
Who should buy A No-Nonsense Guide To Vitiligo?
- Patients who want to know more about their condition and how best to treat it
- People with a friend or relative who suffers from vitiligo and want to understand how to help and support them
- Druggists and medics who want to boost their vitiligo knowledge.
So grab your copy and get ready to explore the weird, complicated disease called vitiligo.
- About The Book And Its Structure
- Where I Come From
- Why I Wrote This Book And Why You Should Read It
- - - BODY - - -PART ONE. Hiding In Plain Sight
- Spotlight On Vitiligo
- Flaws Are Beautiful
- Invisible People
- The Crux Of The Problem
- Bad And Good News
- Elusive Melanocytes
- Unpredictable Course
- Dealing The Gene Cards
- A Two-Faced Deity
- First Signs Of Vitiligo
- Vitiligo Or Leukoderma?
- Diagnostic Tools
- Medical History And Examination
- Wood’s Lamp
- Blood Tests
- Skin Biopsy
- - - ENVIRONMENT - - -PART FOUR. Dangerous Factors And Products
- Why The Hell Has Nobody Told Me This Before?
- Stress Is The Most Common Trigger
- Chemical Triggers In the Pool
- Dangerous Products In Your Home
- Temporary Tattoo, Permanent Damage
- Snow White Syndrome
- Why Is There Still No Cure For Vitiligo?
- Crossing The Valley Of Death
- Drug Money Trail
- Poor Animal Models
- The Oasis Is Shrinking
- Protect The Source
- Predators And Their Prey
- - - TREATMENTS - - -PART SEVEN. Consider All Odds
- Emoji As Skin Phototypes
- Decoding Medical Jargon
- An Inconvenient Truth
- To Treat Or Not To Treat?
- Activity, Location, Time And Compliance
- Vitiligo Score
- Lights Up!
- ABC’s Of UV
- PUVA: Photochemotherapy
- Narrowband UVB:
- Getting The Right UVB Dose
- Managing Over and Under-Dose
- UVB Treatment Duration
- Targeted Phototherapy
- Home-Based Phototherapy
- Contra-Indications And Side Effects
- Follow-Up After Phototherapy
- One, Two, Three – Go!
- First Line Treatments: Stuff On The Skin
- Second Line Treatments: Light And Medicines
- Third Line Treatments: Surgical Methods
- Between The Lines: An Experimental Zone
- Terra Incognita: Placenta Extracts
- Complementary Medicines
- A Necessary Word Of Caution
- Traditional Healers
- Traditional Medicines Of Latin America
- Polipodium leukotomos
- Pyrostegia venusta
- Traditional Medicines Of India
- Traditional Medicines Of China
- Gingko Biloba
- Vitamins And Diet
- A Double-Edged Sword
- Organic vs Western Diet
- Gluten-Free Diet
- Vacation For Vitiligo
- Home Resort
- Makeup From A Male Perspective
- Cosmetic Camouflage
- Traditional Preparations: Fast And Cheap
- Dihydroxyacetone: Slow, Safe And Lasting
- Medical Makeup: Perfect But Costly
- Fight Fire With Fire
- Depigmentation Agents
- Ether of hydroquinone: MBEH and MMEH
- Phenol solution: experience required
- Laser: costly but effective
- Catch-22: Break The Vicious Cycle
- Avoid Known Chemical Triggers
- Start Treatment Promptly
- Supplement Your Whole Body, Not Just Your Skin
- Next Steps
Where to buy
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Ebook File Size: 2111 KB
Paperback Print Length: 232 pages
Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.5 inches
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