Tamar Nijsten

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Impact of melanoma on patients' lives among 562 survivors: a Dutch population-based study
    Cynthia Holterhues
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Dermatol 147:177-85. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint [Tender love and care do not heal all wounds]
    Tamar Nijsten
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Dermatologie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5464. 2012
  3. pmc Melanocortin-1 receptor, skin cancer and phenotypic characteristics (M-SKIP) project: study design and methods for pooling results of genetic epidemiological studies
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ramusio 1, Milan, 20141, Italy
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:116. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint A review on quality of life in keratinocyte carcinoma patients
    R Waalboer-Spuij
    Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 148:249-54. 2013
  5. doi request reprint A costly revolution for a subgroup of patients with metastatic melanoma
    A C J van Akkooi
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Erasmus University Medical Centre Daniel den Hoed Cancer Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Dermatology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Room GK 016, Burgemeester Jacobsplein 51, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands E mail
    Br J Dermatol 168:467-70. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Dermatology life quality index: time to move forward
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 132:11-3. 2012
  7. doi request reprint How epidemiology has contributed to a better understanding of skin disease
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 132:994-1002. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Dermatologists' views and opinions about photo(chemo)therapy and conventional systemic psoriasis therapies: results from a Belgian survey
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Dermatology 213:123-33. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Complexity of the association between psoriasis and comorbidities
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 129:1601-3. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural inequivalence of dermatology-specific health-related quality of life instruments in psoriasis patients
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 127:2315-22. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Impact of melanoma on patients' lives among 562 survivors: a Dutch population-based study
    Cynthia Holterhues
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Dermatol 147:177-85. 2011
    ..To assess the impact of melanoma on the health-related quality of life of patients from the general population up to 10 years after diagnosis and its determinants...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Tender love and care do not heal all wounds]
    Tamar Nijsten
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Dermatologie, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 156:A5464. 2012
    ..Although the concept of integrated care programs sounds promising, the benefits for hand dermatitis and venous leg ulcers are disappointing and are not likely to be cost-effective...
  3. pmc Melanocortin-1 receptor, skin cancer and phenotypic characteristics (M-SKIP) project: study design and methods for pooling results of genetic epidemiological studies
    Sara Raimondi
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ramusio 1, Milan, 20141, Italy
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:116. 2012
    ..Pooled-analysis of epidemiological studies has many advantages over meta-analysis, and preliminary results may be obtained faster and with lower costs than with prospective consortia...
  4. ncbi request reprint A review on quality of life in keratinocyte carcinoma patients
    R Waalboer-Spuij
    Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 148:249-54. 2013
    ..Optimal management of patients with actinic neoplasia syndrome and the selection and evaluation of therapies may benefit from the use of PROs in this ever increasing population...
  5. doi request reprint A costly revolution for a subgroup of patients with metastatic melanoma
    A C J van Akkooi
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Erasmus University Medical Centre Daniel den Hoed Cancer Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Dermatology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Room GK 016, Burgemeester Jacobsplein 51, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands E mail
    Br J Dermatol 168:467-70. 2013
    ..Grade 3-4 adverse effects were uncommon in both groups. Interpretation  Dabrafenib significantly improved PFS compared with dacarbazine...
  6. doi request reprint Dermatology life quality index: time to move forward
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 132:11-3. 2012
    ..Therefore, it is time to move forward and use valuable alternatives because the DLQI's scientific limitations outweigh the practicalities of its use...
  7. doi request reprint How epidemiology has contributed to a better understanding of skin disease
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 132:994-1002. 2012
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Dermatologists' views and opinions about photo(chemo)therapy and conventional systemic psoriasis therapies: results from a Belgian survey
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Dermatology 213:123-33. 2006
    ..Experts' opinions about old and new psoriasis therapies are well documented...
  9. doi request reprint Complexity of the association between psoriasis and comorbidities
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 129:1601-3. 2009
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural inequivalence of dermatology-specific health-related quality of life instruments in psoriasis patients
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 127:2315-22. 2007
    ..Therefore, these instruments should not be used in their current form in international studies...
  11. doi request reprint Prevalence of actinic keratosis and its risk factors in the general population: the Rotterdam Study
    Sophie C Flohil
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 133:1971-8. 2013
    ..0 (3.8-13.1)). The prevalence of AK is very high, especially among elderly bald males. The prevention and management of AK is a true challenge for patients, physicians, and health-care policymakers...
  12. doi request reprint Sex is an independent prognostic indicator for survival and relapse/progression-free survival in metastasized stage III to IV melanoma: a pooled analysis of five European organisation for research and treatment of cancer randomized controlled trials
    Arjen Joosse
    Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 31:2337-46. 2013
    ..To study sex differences in survival and progression in patients with stage III or IV metastatic melanoma and to compare our results with published literature...
  13. doi request reprint Comparing endovenous laser ablation, foam sclerotherapy, and conventional surgery for great saphenous varicose veins
    Anke A M Biemans
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 58:727-34.e1. 2013
    ..Many case series have been published on treatments of varicose veins, but comparative randomized controlled trials remain sparse...
  14. doi request reprint Superior outcome of women with stage I/II cutaneous melanoma: pooled analysis of four European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer phase III trials
    Arjen Joosse
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 2040 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Oncol 30:2240-7. 2012
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  15. doi request reprint Psoriasis is not associated with atherosclerosis and incident cardiovascular events: the Rotterdam Study
    Emmilia A Dowlatshahi
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 133:2347-54. 2013
    ..Psoriasis patients with predominantly mild disease from the general population are as likely to develop atherosclerosis and cardiovascular events as subjects without psoriasis. ..
  16. doi request reprint Gender differences in melanoma survival: female patients have a decreased risk of metastasis
    Arjen Joosse
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 131:719-26. 2011
    ..Localized melanomas in women had a lower propensity to metastasize, resulting in a better survival when compared with men, even after first disease progression. These results suggest differences in tumor-host interaction across gender...
  17. doi request reprint Trends in Basal cell carcinoma incidence rates: a 37-year Dutch observational study
    Sophie C Flohil
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 133:913-8. 2013
    ..In the absence of reliable tumor-based rates, these alarming patient-based rates are probably an interesting indicator for the impact of more intensive UV exposure in a prosperous European population...
  18. doi request reprint Risk factors for single and multiple basal cell carcinomas
    Ville Kiiski
    Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Dermatol 146:848-55. 2010
    ..To investigate the incidence of single and multiple basal cell carcinoma (BCC) lesions and associated risk factors...
  19. ncbi request reprint The reduced Impact of Psoriasis Questionnaire has good psychometric properties in Italian patients
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Dermatology 215:348-51. 2007
    ..A recent refinement study suggested that a Rasch reduced version of the Impact of Psoriasis Questionnaire (IPSO) of 11 items most adequately assessed the psychosocial impact of US psoriasis patients...
  20. doi request reprint Incidence, prevalence and future trends of primary basal cell carcinoma in the Netherlands
    Sophie C Flohil
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Derm Venereol 91:24-30. 2011
    ..Predictions of future trends showed no signs of a plateau in the number of cases. These estimates should urge Dutch policymakers to provide solutions for the growing group of patients with BCC...
  21. doi request reprint Incidence and trends of cutaneous malignancies in the Netherlands, 1989-2005
    Cynthia Holterhues
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 130:1807-12. 2010
    ..The incidence of UV-related skin tumors increased significantly and more steeply than did those of other skin malignancies...
  22. doi request reprint Psoriasis may not be an independent risk factor for acute ischemic heart disease hospitalizations: results of a large population-based Dutch cohort
    Marlies Wakkee
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 130:962-7. 2010
    ..This study, therefore, suggests that psoriasis is not a clinically relevant risk factor for IHD hospitalizations on the population level...
  23. doi request reprint Psoriasis may not be an independent predictor for the use of cardiovascular and anti-diabetic drugs: a 5-year prevalence study
    Marlies Wakkee
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Derm Venereol 89:476-83. 2009
    ..Psoriasis patients used more cardiovascular-related drugs, but surveillance bias appears to affect this association considerably...
  24. doi request reprint Categorization of Skindex-29 scores using mixture analysis
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Dermatology 218:151-4. 2009
    ..Although the Skindex-29 is among the most commonly used health-related quality of life instruments in dermatology, the interpretation of obtained scores is not well documented...
  25. doi request reprint Risk of subsequent cutaneous malignancy in patients with prior keratinocyte carcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sophie C Flohil
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 49:2365-75. 2013
    ..4 (2.3-2.6) in BCC and 4.2 (95% CI 2.0-6.5), 15.0 (14.0-16.0) and 2.7 (2.3-3.2) in SCC patients. In the subgroup analyses, strongest differences in risks were found in the continent strata (risks Australia>North America>Europe)...
  26. doi request reprint Increased risk of infectious disease requiring hospitalization among patients with psoriasis: a population-based cohort
    Marlies Wakkee
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Dermatol 65:1135-44. 2011
    ..Immunologic alterations caused by psoriasis and/or its therapies may affect the risk of serious infections...
  27. doi request reprint Proof-of-principle study of steam ablation as novel thermal therapy for saphenous varicose veins
    Renate R van den Bos
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 53:181-6. 2011
    ..The newest method of thermal ablation is pulsated steam, which works by heating the vein with steam at 120°C. This study assessed the effectiveness of steam ablation of varicose veins in sheep and in humans...
  28. doi request reprint Conditional survival of malignant melanoma in The Netherlands: 1994-2008
    Robert J T van der Leest
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Eur J Cancer 50:602-10. 2014
    ..Conditional survival analysis is performed on patients who survived the preceding year(s)...
  29. doi request reprint Reactive oxygen species and melanoma: an explanation for gender differences in survival?
    Arjen Joosse
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 23:352-64. 2010
    ..Therefore, ROS may explain the observed differences between males and females in melanoma survival...
  30. ncbi request reprint [Basal cell carcinoma: often more than one]
    Sophie C Flohil
    Erasmus MC Universitair Medisch Centrum, Rotterdam, afd Dermatologie, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 155:A4110. 2011
    ..To calculate the cumulative risks and incidence rates for the development of multiple (two or more) basal cell carcinomas (BCC)...
  31. doi request reprint A descriptive study of psoriasis characteristics, severity and impact among 3,269 patients: results of a Belgian cross sectional study (BELPSO)
    Julien Lambert
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Eur J Dermatol 22:231-7. 2012
    ..Although several large observational studies have reported on psoriasis characteristics, very few have included severity assessments by dermatologists and validated health related quality of life measures...
  32. ncbi request reprint Critical review of generic and dermatology-specific health-related quality of life instruments
    Hilde Both
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 127:2726-39. 2007
    ..Promising new instruments for future research are the WHOQOL and the Skindex-17...
  33. ncbi request reprint The psychometric properties of the psoriasis disability index in United States patients
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Invest Dermatol 125:665-72. 2005
    ..The psychometric properties of instruments designed to measure the impact of psoriasis should be tested in populations in which the instrument is to be applied...
  34. doi request reprint Comorbidities in dermatology
    Marlies Wakkee
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus Medical Centre, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Dermatol Clin 27:137-47, vi. 2009
    ..This article discusses observational studies that assess comorbidities in psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, vitiligo, and nonmelanoma skin cancer, and the likelihood of the observed associations and their clinical consequences...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Skin cancer epidemic in the Netherlands]
    Esther De Vries
    Erasmus Medisch Centrum, afd Maatschappelijke Gezondheidszorg, Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:A768. 2009
    ..Despite the good prognosis for most skin tumours, there is a high level of morbidity as a result of treatment. The large number of skin tumours and patients puts a great deal of pressure on the health care system...
  36. doi request reprint Decreased prevalence of atopic features in patients with psoriatic arthritis, but not in psoriasis vulgaris
    Enes Hajdarbegovic
    Department of Dermatology and Venerology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Dermatol 68:270-7. 2013
    ..The prevalence of atopic disorders is reduced in patients with various autoinflammatory diseases but, to our knowledge, this association has not been studied in psoriasis vulgaris or psoriatic arthritis (PSA)...
  37. doi request reprint Duplication of the great saphenous vein: a definition problem and implications for therapy
    Michael Kockaert
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Dermatol Surg 38:77-82. 2012
    ....
  38. doi request reprint How good are clinical severity and outcome measures for psoriasis?: quantitative evaluation in a systematic review
    Phyllis I Spuls
    Department of Dermatology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Invest Dermatol 130:933-43. 2010
    ..Overall, no best instrument was identified, and different situations may call for different measures...
  39. doi request reprint Minimally invasive techniques in the treatment of saphenous varicose veins
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Dermatol 60:110-9. 2009
    ..The objective of this review is to inform clinicians about these 3 therapeutic options for truncal varicose veins and to describe and compare the procedures, indications, efficacy, and safety profile...
  40. doi request reprint A comparative study on the efficacy of treatment with 585 nm pulsed dye laser and ultraviolet B-TL01 in plaque type psoriasis
    Jaap de Leeuw
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Dermatol Surg 35:80-91. 2009
    ..Narrow-band ultraviolet-B and pulsed dye laser (PDL) affect psoriasis but via different pathways...
  41. doi request reprint Psoriasis is independently associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients 55 years old or older: Results from a population-based study
    Ella A M van der Voort
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Acad Dermatol 70:517-24. 2014
    ..Recent case-control studies observed an increased prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in patients with psoriasis, which is relevant in selecting optimal psoriasis treatment...
  42. doi request reprint Enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium in psoriasis vulgaris: an open pilot study
    Shiva Fallah Arani
    Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Dermatolog Treat 25:46-9. 2014
    ..Mycophenolate mofetil is a well-known immunosuppressive agent in transplantation medicine. The efficacy of enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium (EC-MPS) was confirmed in other inflammatory skin diseases, including atopic dermatitis and SCLE...
  43. doi request reprint High-ceiling diuretics are associated with an increased risk of basal cell carcinoma in a population-based follow-up study
    Rikje Ruiter
    Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 46:2467-72. 2010
    ..Known risk factors for the development of BCC are age, sun exposure, and certain skin characteristics. Despite photosensitizing abilities of diuretic agents, little is known about a possible association with BCC...
  44. doi request reprint Increased antidepressant drug exposure in psoriasis patients: a longitudinal population-based cohort study
    Emmilia A Dowlatshahi
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Derm Venereol 93:544-50. 2013
    ..07, 95% CI 1.02-1.12). Psoriasis patients have a two-fold increase in antidepressant use, the period after antipsoriatic treatment being characterized by a further increase in antidepressant drug dispenses...
  45. doi request reprint Trends in the risks of melanoma as a second primary cancer among cancer patients in the Netherlands, 1989-2008
    Lifang Liu
    Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Medical Center, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Melanoma Res 23:206-12. 2013
    ..As the stage distribution of MSPCs worsened during follow-up, efforts should be made towards an earlier diagnosis of MSPC...
  46. ncbi request reprint Psoriasis is common, carries a substantial burden even when not extensive, and is associated with widespread treatment dissatisfaction
    Robert S Stern
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Dermatology, Harvard Medical School, Department of Dermatology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 9:136-9. 2004
    ..Many individuals with little psoriasis at the time of interview considered the disease to be a large problem in everyday life...
  47. ncbi request reprint Polymorphic light eruption may be associated with cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption
    Greet Mentens
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Antwerp, Edegem, Belgium
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 22:87-92. 2006
    ..Although the genetic influence on polymorphic light eruption (PLE) is well established, the role of lifestyle factors is less well defined...
  48. doi request reprint Polidocanol concentration and time affect the properties of foam used for sclerotherapy
    Brend VAN Deurzen
    Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Dermatol Surg 37:1448-55. 2011
    ..How foam is created for sclerotherapy varies and is not standardized. Moreover, the effect of several factors on the quality of the foam is not well studied...
  49. ncbi request reprint Clinical severity of psoriasis in last 20 years of PUVA study
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Dermatol 143:1113-21. 2007
    ..To assess the severity of psoriasis over time...
  50. doi request reprint Endovenous therapies of lower extremity varicosities: a meta-analysis
    Renate van den Bos
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Vasc Surg 49:230-9. 2009
    ..These therapies have not yet been compared with surgical ligation and stripping in large randomized clinical trials...
  51. doi request reprint Comprehensive candidate gene study highlights UGT1A and BNC2 as new genes determining continuous skin color variation in Europeans
    Leonie C Jacobs
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Hum Genet 132:147-58. 2013
    ..The variants identified in this study may also contribute to the risk of skin cancer. Our findings are also important for predicting skin color in forensic investigations...
  52. ncbi request reprint Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors in squamous cell carcinoma and its precursors
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Cutan Pathol 32:340-7. 2005
    ..Although PPARalpha, PPARbeta, and PPARgamma are expressed in multiple human, their expression has not been investigated in non-melanoma skin cancer...
  53. ncbi request reprint Population education in preventing skin cancer: from childhood to adulthood
    Ellen R M de Haas
    Department of Dermatology and bDepartment of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Drugs Dermatol 9:112-6. 2010
    ..In this review, various aspects of primary and secondary skin cancer prevention are discussed, including the results of some of the primary and secondary prevention initiatives...
  54. doi request reprint Laser fibre stabs the catheter: a serious complication of endovenous laser ablation
    R R van den Bos
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Phlebology 26:119-20. 2011
    ..Fortunately, there were no harmful sequelae in this case, but as device-related complications of EVLA are serious, reporting them is important...
  55. ncbi request reprint Endovenous therapies of varicose veins: indications, procedures, efficacy and safety
    A A M Biemans
    Department of Dermatology, Erasmus MC Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    G Ital Dermatol Venereol 145:161-73. 2010
    ..The objective of this review is to inform clinicians about these three therapeutic options for saphenous varicose veins and to describe and compare the indications, procedures, efficacy and safety profile...
  56. ncbi request reprint Impact of psoriasis on health-related quality of life decreases over time: an 11-year prospective study
    Jane Unaeze
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Invest Dermatol 126:1480-9. 2006
    ..05). In this large cohort interviewed independent of treatments and psoriasis status, impact of psoriasis on HRQOL decreases over time. For chronic diseases, HRQOL is best measured over time and independently of seeking treatment...
  57. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of psoriasis in African Americans: results from a population-based study
    Joel M Gelfand
    Department of Dermatology and Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:23-6. 2005
    ..The prevalence of psoriasis in African Americans has been previously reported as rare. However, there have been no population-based studies to assess the prevalence and burden of psoriasis in African Americans...
  58. ncbi request reprint Question the obvious
    Tamar Nijsten
    Arch Dermatol 143:1429-32. 2007
  59. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of psoriatic arthritis in the population of the United States
    Joel M Gelfand
    Department of Dermatology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 53:573. 2005
    ..Estimates of the prevalence of psoriatic arthritis vary widely and are usually not determined by population-based studies...
  60. ncbi request reprint Traditional systemic treatments have not fully met the needs of psoriasis patients: results from a national survey
    Tamar Nijsten
    Department of Dermatology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:434-44. 2005
    ..Many psoriasis patients are dissatisfied with current therapies. However, patient-centered levels of satisfaction with individual treatments have not been well described...
  61. ncbi request reprint Members of the national psoriasis foundation: more extensive disease and better informed about treatment options
    Tamar Nijsten
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Arch Dermatol 141:19-26. 2005
    ..Our objective was to assess the extent to which NPF members differ from nonmember patients with psoriasis in their knowledge and use of therapies...
  62. ncbi request reprint Systemic therapy does not usually clear psoriasis, but treatment success does not require clearing
    Steven R Feldman
    Department of Dermatology, Center for Dermatology Research, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Acad Dermatol 52:140-1. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint Dimensionality of the dermatology life quality index (DLQI): a commentary
    Tamar Nijsten
    Acta Derm Venereol 86:284-5; author reply 285-6. 2006