R Roelandts

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Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Protection from visible light by commonly used textiles is not predicted by ultraviolet protection
    Caroline Van Den Keybus
    Photodermatology Unit, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:86-93. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of photosensitivity
    R Roelandts
    Department of Dermatology, Photodermatology Unit, University Hospital, Kapucijnenvoer 33, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Dermatol 136:1152-7. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Phototherapy of photodermatoses
    R Roelandts
    Department of Dermatology, Photodermatology Unit, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    J Dermatolog Treat 13:157-60. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Bicentenary of the discovery of the ultraviolet rays
    Rik Roelandts
    Department of Dermatology, Photodermatology Unit, University Hospital, Kapucijnenvoer 33, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 18:208. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of solar urticaria
    Rik Roelandts
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    Dermatol Ther 16:52-6. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Photodynamic therapy using topically applied hypericin: comparative effect with methyl-aminolevulinic acid on UV induced skin tumours
    A Boiy
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Photochem Photobiol B 102:123-31. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Photodermatology. Quo vadis?
    R Roelandts
    Photodermatology Unit, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    Actas Dermosifiliogr 100:66-72. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Photo(chemo) therapy for vitiligo
    Rik Roelandts
    Photodermatology Unit, University Hospital St Raphael, Kapucijnenvoer 33, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 19:1-4. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint A new light on Niels Finsen, a century after his Nobel Prize
    Rik Roelandts
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 21:115-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Guidelines on the use of photodynamic therapy for nonmelanoma skin cancer: an international consensus. International Society for Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology, 2005
    Lasse R Braathen
    Dermatological University Clinic, Bern, Switzerland
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:125-43. 2007

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Protection from visible light by commonly used textiles is not predicted by ultraviolet protection
    Caroline Van Den Keybus
    Photodermatology Unit, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    J Am Acad Dermatol 54:86-93. 2006
    ..This development should go beyond the protection factor definition used in this article, which has some limitations, and should take into account the exact action spectrum for which the protection is needed...
  2. ncbi request reprint The diagnosis of photosensitivity
    R Roelandts
    Department of Dermatology, Photodermatology Unit, University Hospital, Kapucijnenvoer 33, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Dermatol 136:1152-7. 2000
    ..Guidelines are also given for the performance of phototesting with simple light sources...
  3. ncbi request reprint Phototherapy of photodermatoses
    R Roelandts
    Department of Dermatology, Photodermatology Unit, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    J Dermatolog Treat 13:157-60. 2002
    ..This is especially the case for polymorphic light eruption, chronic actinic dermatitis, erythropoietic protoporphyria and solar urticaria...
  4. ncbi request reprint Bicentenary of the discovery of the ultraviolet rays
    Rik Roelandts
    Department of Dermatology, Photodermatology Unit, University Hospital, Kapucijnenvoer 33, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 18:208. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis and treatment of solar urticaria
    Rik Roelandts
    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    Dermatol Ther 16:52-6. 2003
    ..In many patients, however, treatment can reduce the symptoms and allow regular exposure of the skin to natural sunlight as the skin becomes more tolerant to the provoking wavelengths, the result being more complete protection...
  6. doi request reprint Photodynamic therapy using topically applied hypericin: comparative effect with methyl-aminolevulinic acid on UV induced skin tumours
    A Boiy
    Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Photochem Photobiol B 102:123-31. 2011
    ..Full lesional necrosis was observed in responsive lesions, and the atypical cells of actinic keratosis were replaced by normal keratinocytes 3 weeks later, both after hypericin-PDT and Me-ALA-PDT...
  7. ncbi request reprint Photodermatology. Quo vadis?
    R Roelandts
    Photodermatology Unit, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    Actas Dermosifiliogr 100:66-72. 2009
    ..Until now, most treatments have been rather symptomatic. There are also more and more reasons to believe that more active treatments could play a role in the future...
  8. ncbi request reprint Photo(chemo) therapy for vitiligo
    Rik Roelandts
    Photodermatology Unit, University Hospital St Raphael, Kapucijnenvoer 33, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 19:1-4. 2003
    ..They can also be combined with various surgical skin-grafting techniques. A newer approach is targeted UVB phototherapy, whereby xenon-chloride lasers or monochromatic excimer light is used...
  9. ncbi request reprint A new light on Niels Finsen, a century after his Nobel Prize
    Rik Roelandts
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 21:115-7. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Guidelines on the use of photodynamic therapy for nonmelanoma skin cancer: an international consensus. International Society for Photodynamic Therapy in Dermatology, 2005
    Lasse R Braathen
    Dermatological University Clinic, Bern, Switzerland
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:125-43. 2007
    ..PDT may also be a means of preventing certain nonmelanoma skin cancers in immunosuppressed patients...
  11. ncbi request reprint Influence of application and formulation factors on the penetration of hypericin in normal mouse skin and UV induced skin tumors
    Annelies Boiy
    Laboratory for Pharmaceutical Biology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, K U Leuven, Herestraat 49, Box 824, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Photochem Photobiol B 89:156-62. 2007
    ..In conclusion, our results suggest the possible use of 0.1% hypericin in a gelcream containing ethanol for PDT of skin lesions...
  12. ncbi request reprint The history of phototherapy: something new under the sun?
    Rik Roelandts
    Department of Dermatology, Photodermatology Unit, University Hospital, Leuven, Belgium
    J Am Acad Dermatol 46:926-30. 2002
    ..This article reviews the history of a treatment modality that greatly changed modern dermatologic treatment, although it is as old as mankind...