Descriptor English: Photopheresis
Descriptor Spanish: Fotoféresis
Descriptor Portuguese: Fotoferese
Descriptor French: Photophérèse
Entry term(s): Photochimiothérapie extra-corporelle
Photochimiothérapie extracorporelle
Tree number(s): E02.774.945.500.500
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: A process in which peripheral blood is exposed in an extracorporeal flow system to photoactivated 8-methoxypsoralen (METHOXSALEN) and ultraviolet light - a procedure known as PUVA THERAPY. Photopheresis is at present a standard therapy for advanced cutaneous T-cell lymphoma; it shows promise in the treatment of autoimmune diseases.
Annotation: a form of PUVA THERAPY
Allowable Qualifiers: AE effets indésirables
CL classification
EC économie
ES éthique
HI histoire
IS instrumentation
MO mortalité
MT méthodes
NU soins infirmiers
PX psychologie
SN statistiques et données numériques
ST normes
TD tendances
VE médecine vétérinaire
DeCS ID: 31182
Unique ID: D017893
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Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/02/16
Revision Date: 2015/06/18
Photophérèse - Preferred
Concept UI M0027036
Preferred term Photophérèse
Entry term(s) Photochimiothérapie extra-corporelle
Photochimiothérapie extracorporelle

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