R L Baran

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Country: France

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Combination of fluconazole and alpha-tocopherol in the treatment of yellow nail syndrome
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, Cannes, France
    J Drugs Dermatol 8:276-8. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Arterial embolization caused by Zyplast II
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42, Rue des Serbes 06400 Cannes, France
    J Drugs Dermatol 2:84-5. 2003
  3. doi request reprint The burden of nail psoriasis: an introduction
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France
    Dermatology 221:1-5. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint A nail psoriasis severity index
    R L Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42 rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    Br J Dermatol 150:568-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Computerized image analysis of nails affected by fungal infection: evaluation using digital photographs and manually defined areas
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France
    J Drugs Dermatol 3:489-94. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Topical antifungal drugs for the treatment of onychomycosis: an overview of current strategies for monotherapy and combination therapy
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Center, 42, rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 19:21-9. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Hair and nail relationship
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42 rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    Skinmed 4:18-23. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Combination of fluconazole and urea in a nail lacquer for treating onychomycosis
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, Cannes, France
    J Dermatolog Treat 16:52-5. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of onychomycosis
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42, rue des Serbes, F 06400 Cannes, France
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:609-24. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint An effective surgical treatment for nail thickening in Darier's disease
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42, rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 19:689-91. 2005

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Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Combination of fluconazole and alpha-tocopherol in the treatment of yellow nail syndrome
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, Cannes, France
    J Drugs Dermatol 8:276-8. 2009
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  2. ncbi request reprint Arterial embolization caused by Zyplast II
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42, Rue des Serbes 06400 Cannes, France
    J Drugs Dermatol 2:84-5. 2003
  3. doi request reprint The burden of nail psoriasis: an introduction
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France
    Dermatology 221:1-5. 2010
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint A nail psoriasis severity index
    R L Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42 rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    Br J Dermatol 150:568-9. 2004
    ..The Psoriasis Area and Severity Index does not take the severity of nail involvement into account...
  5. ncbi request reprint Computerized image analysis of nails affected by fungal infection: evaluation using digital photographs and manually defined areas
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France
    J Drugs Dermatol 3:489-94. 2004
    ..However, in a minority of difficult cases, expert dermatological evaluation is needed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Topical antifungal drugs for the treatment of onychomycosis: an overview of current strategies for monotherapy and combination therapy
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Center, 42, rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 19:21-9. 2005
    ..As onychomycosis is an important medical disorder affecting both patient's health and quality of life, it requires prompt and effective treatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hair and nail relationship
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42 rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    Skinmed 4:18-23. 2005
    ..Multielemental characterization of human hair and nails shows that even after sample washing, many elements are enriched in the surface of the nails...
  8. ncbi request reprint Combination of fluconazole and urea in a nail lacquer for treating onychomycosis
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, Cannes, France
    J Dermatolog Treat 16:52-5. 2005
    ..Altogether, 13 patients with onychomycosis, aged 25-78 years, most with involvement of the matrix region, were treated. A solution of 1% fluconazole and 20% urea in a mixture of ethanol and water was applied once daily, at bedtime...
  9. ncbi request reprint Pharmacotherapy of onychomycosis
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42, rue des Serbes, F 06400 Cannes, France
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:609-24. 2005
    ..None of the current drug regimens have demonstrated reliable efficacy against all cases of onychomycosis. Treatment failures, relapses and reinfections remain stubborn problems in the management of onychomycosis...
  10. ncbi request reprint An effective surgical treatment for nail thickening in Darier's disease
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42, rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 19:689-91. 2005
    ..Nail thickening of idiopathic or hereditary aetiology originating in the matrix is difficult to treat. OBJECTIVE; The purpose is to describe an easy surgical technique to reduce the thickness of the nail...
  11. ncbi request reprint Common nail tumors
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Center, 42 rue des Serbes 06400, Cannes, France
    Dermatol Clin 24:297-311. 2006
    ..This article discusses the most common defects associated with the nail unit and its surrounding tissue, as well as the differential diagnosis and treatment of these conditions...
  12. doi request reprint The nail in the elderly
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 06400 Cannes, France
    Clin Dermatol 29:54-60. 2011
    ..Tumors in the nail area are relatively frequent. Nail fungal infection may be isolated or associated with conditions such as psoriasis and diabetes. The management of the main nail disorders observed in the elderly are presented...
  13. ncbi request reprint A multicentre, randomized, controlled study of the efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness of a combination therapy with amorolfine nail lacquer and oral terbinafine compared with oral terbinafine alone for the treatment of onychomycosis with matrix invol
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42 rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    Br J Dermatol 157:149-57. 2007
    ..Treatment takes many months and therapeutic choices can increase clinical effectiveness, lower toxicity and minimize healthcare costs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nail degloving, a polyetiologic condition with 3 main patterns: A new syndrome
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:232-7. 2008
    ..Nail degloving represents the end result of a variety of insults to the nail apparatus, including trauma, dermatologic diseases, and drug reactions...
  15. ncbi request reprint Chemical avulsion with urea nail lacquer
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France
    J Dermatolog Treat 13:161-4. 2002
    ..Among the therapeutic possibilities for onychomycosis, chemicalnail avulsion is a logical approach to the eradication of the pathogen...
  16. ncbi request reprint The red nail--always benign?
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France
    Actas Dermosifiliogr 100:106-13. 2009
    ..The purpose of this paper will be focused on red nails that can present principally with red lunulae, solitary longitudinal erythronychia and multiple longitudinal erythronychia. Other aspects of this feature will also be raised...
  17. ncbi request reprint Are boosters or supplementation of antifungal drugs of any use for treating onychomycosis?
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Center, 42, rue des Serbes 06400, Cannes, France
    J Drugs Dermatol 1:35-41. 2002
    ..This article discusses the results obtained by authors who have varied the standard duration of therapy, increased the dosage of the oral antifungal agents, or have used two oral drugs in treating this condition...
  18. ncbi request reprint Bowen's disease clinically simulating an onychomatricoma
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Center, Cannes, France
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:947-9. 2002
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Photoonycholysis
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42, rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 18:202-7. 2002
    ..Photoonycholysis may be seen as a part of Segal's triad, photosensitivity followed by discoloration of the nails and onycholysis. But the latter may also appear, independently, in the absence of photosensitive reaction elsewhere...
  20. ncbi request reprint Matricectomy and nail ablation
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42 rue des Serbes, 06400, Cannes, France
    Hand Clin 18:693-6, viii; discussion 697. 2002
    ..Matricectomy may be indicated for the management of onychauxis, onychogryphosis, congenital nail dystrophies, and chronic painful nail, such as recalcitrant ingrown toenail or split within the medial or lateral one-third of the nail...
  21. ncbi request reprint Topical amorolfine for 15 months combined with 12 weeks of oral terbinafine, a cost-effective treatment for onychomycosis
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Center, Le Grand Palais, Cannes, France
    Br J Dermatol 145:15-9. 2001
    ..This open randomized study examined the efficacy of a combination of oral terbinafine and topical amorolfine in the treatment of severe dermatophyte toenail onychomycosis with matrix area involvement...
  22. ncbi request reprint Nail fungal infections and treatment
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42 rue des Serbes, 06400, Cannes, France
    Hand Clin 18:625-8, vi; discussion 629. 2002
    ..The clinician will have to choose among three main possibilities: topical therapy with the new nail lacquers, new oral drugs, and removal of the nail plate. A combination of different modalities often provides the best option...
  23. ncbi request reprint Subungual perineurioma: a peculiar location
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42, rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    Br J Dermatol 146:125-8. 2002
    ..Histological study showed a myxoid tumour but with, unexpectedly, a diffuse expression of CD34. Differential diagnoses between perineurioma and myxoid soft tissue tumours expressing CD34 are discussed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Nail cosmetics: allergies and irritations
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Center, 42 rue des Serbes, Cannes 04600, France
    Am J Clin Dermatol 3:547-55. 2002
    ..Caution is necessary in interpreting formaldehyde patch testing reactions...
  25. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of amorolfine 5% solution nail lacquer combined with oral terbinafine compared with terbinafine alone in the treatment of dermatophytic toenail onychomycoses affecting the matrix region
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42 rue des Serbes 06400 Cannes, FranceService de Dermatologie, Hopital Saint Louis 1, avenue Claude Vellefaux, 75475 Paris, France
    Br J Dermatol 142:1177-83. 2000
    ..At the same time a pilot pharmacoeconomic analysis was performed demonstrating a better cost per cure ratio for the patients receiving combination treatment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Superficial white onychomycosis revisited
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42 rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 18:569-71. 2004
    ..Superficial white onychomycosis (SWO) is a distinct pattern of fungal nail invasion, which is usually treated with topical antifungals...
  27. doi request reprint An innovative water-soluble biopolymer improves efficacy of ciclopirox nail lacquer in the management of onychomycosis
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, Cannes, France
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 23:773-81. 2009
    ..A new 8% ciclopirox-medicated nail lacquer (P-3051), based on a new technology, revealed superior properties in terms of affinity to keratin, nail permeation, and ease of use...
  28. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal erythronychia with distal subungual keratosis: onychopapilloma of the nail bed and Bowen's disease
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42, rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    Br J Dermatol 143:132-5. 2000
    ..We have therefore suggested that the term 'localized, distal, subungual keratosis with multinucleate cells' should be replaced by 'onychopapilloma' (nail-producing papilloma)...
  29. ncbi request reprint [The management of onychomycosis]
    R Baran
    Centre de Diagnostic et Traitement des Maladies de l Ongle, 42, rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    Ann Dermatol Venereol 130:1260-71. 2003
    ..Long-term management with the nail lacquers applied twice a month should still improve the cure rate and its economic implication...
  30. ncbi request reprint Distal digital keratoacanthoma: two cases with a review of the literature
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Center 42, rue des Serbes 06400, Cannes, France
    Dermatol Surg 27:575-9. 2001
    ..Distal digital keratoacanthoma (DKA) is an uncommon tumor difficult to diagnose clinically, and even histologically, with certainty...
  31. ncbi request reprint Nail biting and picking as a possible cause of longitudinal melanonychia. A study of 6 cases
    R Baran
    Dermatology Unit, Centre Hospitalier, Cannes, France
    Dermatologica 181:126-8. 1990
    ..In the matrix an increase in melanin content of melanocytes was found without melanocytic proliferation. LM due to onychotillomania should not be overlooked...
  32. ncbi request reprint Understanding nail disorders
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42, rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    Eur J Dermatol 11:159-62. 2001
    ..Endogenous. In this group, the nail plate is altered secondarily by changes occurring in the matrix, proximal nail fold, nail bed, hyponychium or underlying bony phalanx...
  33. ncbi request reprint Could proximal white subungual onychomycosis be a complication of systemic spread? The lessons to be learned from Maladie Dermatophytique and other deep infections
    R Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, 42 rue des Serbes, 06400 Cannes, France
    Br J Dermatol 153:1023-5. 2005
    ..In this commentary the arguments are discussed for a potential role of lymphatic dissemination in the development of proximal white subungual onychomycosis, where invasion of the nail plate by fungi proceeds from the proximal nail fold...
  34. doi request reprint Review of antifungal therapy and the severity index for assessing onychomycosis: part I
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, Cannes, France
    J Dermatolog Treat 19:72-81. 2008
    ..Most treatment modalities will require long-term use from 3 to 9 months to be most effective, with strategies presented in Part II of this review...
  35. doi request reprint Review of antifungal therapy, part II: treatment rationale, including specific patient populations
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, Cannes, France
    J Dermatolog Treat 19:168-75. 2008
    ..Combined therapies are shown to increase cure rates. Mechanical interventions are essential in reducing fungal burdens to allow other modalities to penetrate, especially in dermatophytomas and onycholysis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Topical and oral combination therapy for toenail onychomycosis: an updated review
    Ivan R Bristow
    School of Health University of Southampton, England
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 96:116-9. 2006
    ..We review the main drug combinations that have been tested. Additional measures, such as mechanical intervention, may help improve response rates further...
  37. ncbi request reprint Hepatic safety of itraconazole
    Aditya K Gupta
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Cutan Med Surg 6:210-3. 2002
    ..The most common adverse events are gastrointestinal upset, headache, and transient skin reaction. There have also been rare reports of hepatitis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Perineurioma: a tendon sheath fibroma-like variant in a distal subungual location
    Robert Baran
    Acta Derm Venereol 83:60-1. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint Periungual keratoacanthoma preceded by a wart and followed by a verrucous carcinoma at the same site
    Robert Baran
    Acta Derm Venereol 83:232-3. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint The onychomatricoma: additional histologic criteria and immunohistochemical study
    Christophe Perrin
    Department of Pathology, University of Nice, Cannes France
    Am J Dermatopathol 24:199-203. 2002
    ..Its V-shaped expression in epithelium ridges offers early identification of the keratogenous zone of OM, on tumors separated from their nail plates and limited to their fibroepithelial components...
  41. ncbi request reprint The use of topical therapies to treat onychomycosis
    Aditya K Gupta
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Center Sunnybrook site, University of Toronto, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N 3M5, Canada
    Dermatol Clin 21:481-9. 2003
    ..Topical agents have a favorable adverse events profile. Further studies are required on the treatment of onychomycosis with nail lacquers...
  42. ncbi request reprint Non-dermatophyte onychomycosis
    Aditya K Gupta
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Center Sunnybrook site, Toronto, Canada
    Dermatol Clin 21:257-68. 2003
    ..While many patients with non-dermatophyte mold onychomycosis will respond to oral or topical antifungal therapy, poor or incomplete response might still be expected in some patients...
  43. ncbi request reprint Onychomycosis in children: an overview
    Aditya K Gupta
    Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Center Sunnybrook site, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Drugs Dermatol 2:31-4. 2003
    ..However, these agents appear to be effective and safe in this indication...
  44. ncbi request reprint Deep dermatophytosis: rare infections or common, but unrecognised, complications of lymphatic spread?
    Roderick James Hay
    Curr Opin Infect Dis 17:77-9. 2004
  45. ncbi request reprint Pyogenic granuloma-like lesions associated with topical retinoid therapy
    Robert Baran
    J Am Acad Dermatol 47:970. 2002
  46. ncbi request reprint Localized longitudinal erythronychia: diagnostic significance and physical explanation
    David A R de Berker
    Bristol Dermatology Centre, Bristol Royal Infirmary, BS2 8HW Bristol, England
    Arch Dermatol 140:1253-7. 2004
    ..Longitudinal erythronychia (LE) is a term for red streaks in the nail. We describe the range of diseases manifested by localized (single or bifid) LE and explain the underlying physical changes...
  47. doi request reprint Retronychia: proximal ingrowing of the nail plate
    David A de Berker
    Bristol Dermatology Centre, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, United Kingdom
    J Am Acad Dermatol 58:978-83. 2008
    ..The term describes a combination of proximal nail plate ingrowth into the proximal nail fold which is associated with multiple generations of nail plate misaligned beneath the proximal nail...
  48. ncbi request reprint Pharmacoeconomic and clinical outcomes in oncology using oral chemotherapy
    Robert P Navarro
    NavarroPHARMA, Southport, North Carolina, USA
    Manag Care Interface 15:55-62. 2002
    ..Oral therapy can potentially reduce resource utilization and health care system costs, improve drug safety, and enhance patient satisfaction...
  49. ncbi request reprint Superficial white onychomycosis--a syndrome with different fungal causes and paths of infection
    Robert Baran
    Nail Disease Centre, Cannes, France
    J Am Acad Dermatol 57:879-82. 2007
    ..The main clinical implication is that in combined forms, or where the infection emerges from beneath the proximal nailfold, systemic rather than topical antifungal therapy is advised...
  50. ncbi request reprint Transverse melanonychia secondary to total skin electron beam therapy: a report of 3 cases
    Kathryn E Quinlan
    Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan 48202, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:S112-4. 2005
    ..We report 3 cases of transverse melanonychia secondary to total skin electron beam therapy in patients who were treated for mycosis fungoides...
  51. ncbi request reprint Surgical Pearl: Dermoscopy of the free edge of the nail to determine the level of nail plate pigmentation and the location of its probable origin in the proximal or distal nail matrix
    Ralph P Braun
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Am Acad Dermatol 55:512-3. 2006
  52. ncbi request reprint Subungual myxoid cysts: clinical manifestations and response to therapy
    David de Berker
    Bristol Dermatology Centre, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol, France BS2 8HW
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:394-8. 2002
    ..Myxoid cysts located beneath the nail are very different from those within the nailfold and there is no established literature on their diagnosis and therapy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and management of nail pigmentations
    Ralph Peter Braun
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Switzerland
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:835-47. 2007
    ..In this article, we will review the management, including diagnosis as well as differential diagnosis of nail pigmentations and propose a new algorithm for the non invasive diagnosis of nail pigmentation...