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Acta Dermato-Venereologica     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Acta Dermatovenerologica Croatica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Actas Dermo-Sifiliograficas     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Actas Dermo-Sifiliográficas (English Edition)     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Advances in Dermatology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 15)
Advances in Skin & Wound Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
African Journal of AIDS Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
AIDS     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
AIDS Patient Care and STDs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
AIDS Research and Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 15)
AIDS Research and Treatment     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Aktuelle Dermatologie     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Allergo Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
American Journal of Clinical Dermatology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 26)
American Journal of Dermatopathology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18)
Anais Brasileiros de Dermatologia     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Anaplastology     Open Access  
Annales de Dermatologie et de Vénéréologie     Full-text available via subscription  
Archives de Pédiatrie     Full-text available via subscription  
Archives de sciences sociales des religions     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Archives des Maladies du Coeur et des Vaisseaux - Pratique     Hybrid Journal  
Archives of Dermatological Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Archives of Medical Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 58)
Archivio di Ortopedia e Reumatologia     Hybrid Journal  
Asian Journal of Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
ästhetische dermatologie & kosmetologie     Full-text available via subscription  
Australasian Journal of Dermatology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Berkala Ilmu Kesehatan Kulit dan Kelamin / Periodical of Dermatology and Venereology     Open Access  
Biomedical Dermatology     Open Access  
BMC Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 13)
BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
British Journal of Dermatology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 54)
Case Reports in Dermatological Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Case Reports in Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Clinical and Experimental Dermatology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Clinical Dermatology Review     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Clinical Skin Cancer     Full-text available via subscription  
Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Clinics in Dermatology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Contact Dermatitis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Cosmetics     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Current Dermatology Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Current Fungal Infection Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Current HIV Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Current HIV/AIDS Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Current Sexual Health Reports     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Der Hautarzt     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Dermatitis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Dermato-Endocrinology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Dermatología Venezolana     Open Access  
Dermatologic Clinics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Dermatologic Reviews     Hybrid Journal  
Dermatologic Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Dermatologic Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Dermatologica Sinica     Open Access  
Dermatological Nursing     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Dermatology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 20)
Dermatology and Cosmetic     Open Access   (Followers: 8)
Dermatology and Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Dermatology Online Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Dermatology Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Dermatology Research and Practice     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Dermatology Times     Free  
Dermatopathology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Egyptian Journal of Dermatology and Venerology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
EMC - Cosmetologia Medica e Medicina degli Inestetismi Cutanei     Full-text available via subscription  
EMC - Dermatología     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
European Journal of Dermatology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Experimental Dermatology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Expert Review of Dermatology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Forum Dermatologicum     Hybrid Journal  
Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Güncel Dermatoloji Dergisi     Open Access  
HautinForm     Full-text available via subscription  
hautnah     Hybrid Journal  
hautnah dermatologie     Hybrid Journal  
HIV & AIDS Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
HIV Clinical Trials     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
HIV Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Indian Dermatology Online Journal     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Indian Journal of Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Indian Journal of Dermatopathology and Diagnostic Dermatology     Open Access  
Indian Journal of Drugs in Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Indian Journal of Paediatric Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Indian Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Archives of Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
International Journal of Dermatology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
International Journal of Dermatology and Clinical Research     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
International Journal of Research in Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of STD & AIDS     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
International Journal of Women's Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
International STD Research & Reviews     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
JAAD Case Reports     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
JAIDS : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
JAMA Dermatology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 49)
JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 13)
JMIR Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Clinical and Investigative Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Journal of Cosmetics, Dermatological Sciences and Applications     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Cutaneous Immunology and Allergy     Open Access  
Journal of Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery     Full-text available via subscription  
Journal of Dermatological Research     Open Access  
Journal of Dermatological Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Dermatological Science Supplement     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Dermatological Treatment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of General-Procedural Dermatology & Venereology Indonesia     Open Access  
Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Investigative Dermatology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Journal of Investigative Dermatology Symposium Proceedings     Full-text available via subscription  
Journal of Sexual Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Journal of Sexually Transmitted Diseases     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Skin and Stem Cell     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Skin Cancer     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Journal of Surgical Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 37)
Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Journal of the Egyptian Women’s Dermatologic Society     Partially Free  
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Journal of the International AIDS Society     Open Access   (Followers: 10)
Journal of the Saudi Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Karger Kompass Dermatologie     Full-text available via subscription  
Karger Kompass Pneumologie     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Medical and Surgical Dermatology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Medical Mycology     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Nepal Journal of Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Neurobehavioral HIV Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
OA Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Open AIDS Journal     Open Access  
Open Dermatology Journal     Open Access  
Perspectives On Sexual and Reproductive Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Pigment International     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Psoriasis : Targets and Therapy     Open Access   (Followers: 4)
Revista Internacional de Ciencias Podológicas     Open Access  
SAHARA : Journal of Social Aspects of HIV / AIDS Research Alliance     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Scars, Burns & Healing     Open Access  
Serbian Journal of Dermatology and Venereology     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Sexual Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Sexually Transmitted Diseases     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Sexually Transmitted Infections     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Skin Appendage Disorders     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Skin Pharmacology and Physiology     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 7)
Skin Research and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Sri Lanka Journal of Sexual Health and HIV Medicine     Open Access  
Studies in Gender and Sexuality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Surgical & Cosmetic Dermatology     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
The Journal of Dermatology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
The Rose Sheet     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
Vestnik dermatologii i venerologii     Open Access  
Veterinary Dermatology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)


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Karger Kompass Dermatologie
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ISSN (Print) 2296-5424 - ISSN (Online) 2296-536X
Published by Karger Homepage  [120 journals]
  • Progressive Pigmentpurpura: Welche Vorteile Vitamin C oder Rutosid in der
           Behandlung bieten
    • Abstract: Background: Data regarding the course and treatment of pigmented purpuric dermatoses (PPD) in the paediatric population are limited. Although treatments for pigmented purpura are not well established, vitamin C and rutoside have been reported to be an effective treatment option and are widely utilized. Objective: To assess the clinical course and utility of vitamin C and rutoside in paediatric patients with PPD treated at Ann amp; Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago between 2008 and 2018. Methods: A retrospective review of all children with PPD managed at our hospital between 2008 and 2018 was performed. Additional follow-up was obtained via telephone interviews. Results: A total of 101 patients met inclusion criteria. The female: male ratio was 1.3 : 1, and the median age at diagnosis was 8.8 years (IQR, 5.7–12.9). Median follow-up was 7.13 months (IQR, 3–17.4). The most common PPD subtypes were lichen aureus (43%) and Schamberg (34%). Fifty-three (52%) patients had evaluable follow-up documentation via their medical record or phone questionnaire. Twenty-eight patients were treated with vitamin C or rutoside or combination therapy. Twenty-five patients received no treatment. Clearance of the rash was noted in 24 (45.3%) patients overall, including 10 (42%) patients in the treated group and 14 (58%) patients in the untreated group. Recurrence was noted in seven (13.2%) patients. Treatment with vitamin C and/or rutoside was well tolerated without side effects. None of the patients were subsequently diagnosed with vasculitis, coagulopathy or cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. Conclusion: Pigmented purpuric dermatosis in children is a benign disorder with high rates of complete resolution. Treatment with vitamin C and rutoside is well tolerated, but in this cohort, there did not appear to be an advantage over watchful waiting without therapy.
      Kompass Dermatol
      PubDate: Tue, 07 Jul 2020 14:14:07 +020
  • Stadium III Melanom: Können immunologische Nebenwirkung ein gutes
           Zeichen sein'
    • Abstract: Alexander Eggermont und Mitarbeiter haben die EORTC 1325/KEYNOTE-054 Studie [1] als Ausgangspunkt für weitere Untersuchungen gewählt. Sie gingen der Frage nach, ob das tumorfreie Überleben (relaps-free survival, RFS) bei Stadium III Melanom Patienten vom Auftreten immunologisch vermittelter unerwünschter Nebenwirkungen (immun-related adverse events, irAE) beeinflusst wird. Die EORTC 1325/KEYNOT-054 Studie vergleicht die Therapie mit dem Immuncheckpoint-Inhibitor (ICI) Pembrolizumab (Pem) zu Placebo. Eingeschlossen wurden nicht vorbehandelte Patienten im Stadium III (AJCC 2009) ohne bekannte Autoimmunerkrankungen, die mindestens eine Mikrometastase von 1mm Durchmesser im Sentinel-Lymphknoten hatten, eine komplettierende regionäre Lymphadenektomie erhalten hatten und bei Studieneinschluss tumorfrei waren. Pembrolizumab (200mg) wurde i.v. alle 3 Wochen für maximal 18 Gaben verabreicht. Von 1011 Patienten begannen 509 mit Pem und 505 mit Placebo , wobei Alter, Body-Mass-Index, Tumorstadien (IIIA, IIIB und IIIC), BRAF-Mutationsstatus und PD-L1 Expression in den Gruppen ohne signifikante Unterschiede waren [1]. Die irAE wurden in 3 Gruppen eingeteilt: 1.) endokrine AE (Hypo- oder Hyperthyreoidismus, Thyreoiditis, Hypophysitis, Diabetes mellitus Typ I, Niereninsuffizienz), 2.) Vitiligo und 3.) alle irAE (endokrine AE, Pneumonitis/interstitielle Lungenerkrankung, Sarcoidose, Vitiligo, schwere Hautreaktionen, Kolitis, Pankreatitis, Hepatitis, Nephritis, Uveitis, Myositis oder Myocarditis). Verschiedene statistische Rechenmodelle (z.B. Cox Regressionsmethode mit ergänzenden zeitvariablen Indikatoren) wurden zur Abschätzung der Assoziation vom Auftreten von irAE und RFS bei Patienten im Pem- und Placebo-Arm sowie zur Betrachtung des Einflusses einer systemischen Steroidgabe auf die Zielvariablen verwendet.
      Kompass Dermatol
      PubDate: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:58:49 +020
  • Nagelpsoriasis: Anti-IL17-Therapie ist erfolgversprechend
    • Abstract: Background: Nail psoriasis is associated with functional impairment, pain and reduced quality of life. Objectives: To demonstrate the superiority of secukinumab over placebo in clearing nail psoriasis as assessed by the Nail Psoriasis Severity Index (NAPSI) at week 16 and over time up to week 132. Presented here is the week 32 interim analysis. Impact on quality of life was assessed by Nail Assessment in Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (NAPPA) patient questionnaires. Methods: TRANSFIGURE is a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque and nail psoriasis. Results: The primary objective of this study was met: both doses of secukinumab were superior to placebo at week 16 (NAPSI improvements of -45,3%, -37,9% and -10,8% for secukinumab 300 mg and 150 mg and placebo, respectively, P#x3c;0,001). Significant improvements were seen in patients’ quality of life: the NAPPA-Quality of Life total score median decreases at week 16 were 60,9%, 49,9% and 15,8% for secukinumab 300 mg and 150 mg and placebo, respectively (P #x3c; 0_001). Improvement in nail psoriasis continued to week 32: NAPSI percentage change reached -63,2% and -52,6% for secukinumab 300 mg and 150 mg, respectively. Skin clearance measured by ≥90% improvement in Psoriasis. Area and Severity Index was significant (rates of 72,5%, 54,0% and 1,7% for secukinumab 300mg and 150mg and placebo at week 16, respectively, P#x3c;0,001) and was sustained to week 32. The most common adverse events were nasopharyngitis, headache and upper respiratory tract infections. Conclusion: Secukinumab demonstrated significant and clinically meaningful efficacy and quality-of-life improvements for patients with nail psoriasis up to week 32.
      Kompass Dermatol
      PubDate: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:54:13 +020
  • Aktuelle Errungenschaften der Immuntherapie beim fortgeschrittenen und
           metastasierten malignen Melanom
    • Abstract:
      Kompass Dermatol
      PubDate: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:43:19 +020
  • Psoriasis: Die Rolle der Interleukin-23/Th17-Bahnen bei der
           kardiometabolischen Komorbidität
    • Abstract: Alterations in the innate and adaptive immunity underpin psoriasis pathophysiology, with the Th17 cells subset now recognized as the fundamental cells in the key controlling pathway involved in its pathogenesis. Since psoriasis is a systemic disease with important comorbidity, further knowledge on the interleukin (IL)-23/Th17 axis led to the hypothesis that there may be shared pathogenic pathways between primary skin disease and comorbidity. Psoriasis has been identified as a risk factor for cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and increasing evidence gives support to this epidemiological observation from the clinical-pathologically field. As an example, increased levels of IL-23 and IL-23R have been found in human atherosclerotic plaque, and levels correlated with symptom duration and mortality. Also, upregulation of IL-23/IL-17 seems to play an important role in both myocardial damage and stroke, with interesting reports on deleterious effect neutralization after administration of related anti-bodies in both associated conditions. In diabetic patients, increased levels of IL-23/IL-17 have also been observed and available data support a synergistic role of IL-23/IL-17 in β-cells damage. In obesity, signs of an expansion of Th17 subset in adipose tissue have been reported, as well as elevated concentrations of IL-23 in obese patients. In non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, closely related to metabolic syndrome, but also in other mentioned cardiometabolic disorders, a predominance of IL-23 and other related pro-inflammatory factors has been identified as participating in their pathogenesis. Thus, the involvement of the IL-23/Th17 axis in these shared psoriasis-cardiometabolic pathogenic mechanisms is reviewed and discussed in the light of the existing preclinical and clinical evidence, including that from comorbid psoriasis patients.
      Kompass Dermatol
      PubDate: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:40:19 +020
  • Mycosis fungoides: Topische Behandlungskonzepte ausschöpfen
    • Abstract: Background: Poikilodermatous mycosis fungoides (pMF) is characterized by poikiloderma areas, typically involving the major flexural areas and trunk. Its presentation can be generalized or admixed with other forms of MF. Previous studies fail to correlate the clinical presentation with prognosis and laboratory findings. Some reports show pityriasis lichenoides chronica (PLC) preceding the poikiloderma. Objectives:Correlate prognostic, histopathological and molecular aspects of pMF with its clinical presentation. Methods: Retrospective analysis of 14 cases of generalized pMF (GpMF), 22 of localized pMF (LpMF) and 17 of pMF admixed with other forms of MF (mix-pMF). Results: Female predominance and lower age at diagnosis was found in all groups compared to classic MF, a high prevalence of PLC-like lesions in the GpMF group and a high rate of hypopigmented lesions in the mixpMF group. There were 2 deaths within the GpMF group. Histology was similar to previously reported findings, as was the prevalence of CD4 T-cell infiltrate, compared to CD8. The T-cell clonality positivity was lower in the GpMF group, compared to other groups (27% GpMF, 80% LpMF and 100% mixpMF). Discussion: This is the first article to categorize the different forms of pMF and correlate them with clinical and laboratory findings. The dermatological presentation differs among the groups. There was a high frequency of PLC-like lesions within the GpMF group and of hypopigmented lesions in mix-pMF. The histological and immunohistochemical findings were similar to those previously reported. Aggressive treatments are not recommended due to the good prognosis of all pMF forms. The low positivity of T-cell clonality in the GpMF group should be investigated.
      Kompass Dermatol
      PubDate: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:32:30 +020
  • Immuncheckpoint-Blockade: Neue Hoffnung für Patienten mit
    • Abstract: Uveal melanoma (UM) represents the most common intraocular malignancy in adults and accounts for about 5% of all melanomas. Primary disease can be effectively controlled by several local therapy options, but UM has a high potential for metastatic spread, especially to the liver. Despite its clinical and genetic heterogeneity, therapy of metastatic UM has largely been adopted from cutaneous melanoma (CM) with discouraging results until now. The introduction of antibodies targeting CTLA-4 and PD-1 for immune checkpoint blockade (ICB) has revolutionized the field of cancer therapy and has achieved pioneering results in metastatic CM. Thus, expectations were high that patients with metastatic UM would also benefit from these new therapy options. This review provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview on the role of ICB in UM. We give a summary of UM biology, its clinical features, and how it differs from CM. The results of several studies that have been investigating ICB in metastatic UM are presented. We discuss possible reasons for the lack of efficacy of ICB in UM compared to CM, highlight the pitfalls of ICB in this cancer entity, and explain why other immune-modulating therapies could still be an option for future UM therapies.
      Kompass Dermatol
      PubDate: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 11:48:09 +020
  • Omega
    • Abstract:
      Kompass Dermatol
      PubDate: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 11:44:37 +020
  • Dermatochirurgie: Der Blick über den Tellerrand lohnt sich
    • Abstract:
      Kompass Dermatol 2020;8:48
      PubDate: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +020
  • Subunguales Melanom: Weniger invasives operatives Verfahren als Standard
    • Abstract: Background: Amputation is the standard of care even for early-stage subungual melanomas (SUMs), known as nail apparatus melanoma, because the nail bed and nail matrix are close to the distal phalanx. However, a recent study demonstrated that not all patients with SUMs had histologic invasion of the underlying distal phalanx. As most SUMs occur in the thumb or big toe, amputation of either the thumb or big toe substantially interferes with activities of daily living, including poor cosmesis, loss of function, and phantom pain. Non-amputative digit preservation surgery can thus be applied in such cases without compromising patient prognosis. Methods: We are conducting a multi-institutional single-arm trial to confirm the safety and efficacy of non-amputative digit preservation surgery. We will compare our results with those reported in the Japanese Melanoma Study, in which patients underwent amputation for SUMs as a traditional standard of care. Patients aged between 20 and 80#x2009;years with stage I, II, or III without evidence of tumor invasion to the underlying distal phalanx on preoperative radiograph are included in the study. The primary endpoint is major relapse-free survival (major RFS), which does not include local recurrence as an event; secondary endpoints include overall survival, digit-preservation survival, relapse-free survival, local relapse-free survival, partial relapse-free survival, and incidence of adverse events. A total of 85 patients from 21 Japanese institutions will be recruited within 5.5#x2009;years, and the follow-up period will last at least 5#x2009;years. The Japan Clinical Oncology Group Protocol Review Committee approved this study protocol in August 2017, and patient enrollment began in November 2017. Ethical approval was obtained from each institutionʼs Institutional Review Board prior to patient enrollment. Discussion: This is the first prospective trial to confirm the safety and efficacy of non-amputative digit preservation surgery for SUM without distant metastasis or bony invasion. The results of this trial could provide evidence to support this less-invasive surgery as a new standard of care to preserve adequately functioning digits. Trial Registration: Registry number: UMIN000029997 . Date of Registration: 16/Nov/2017. Date of First Participant Enrollment: 12/Dec/2017.
      Kompass Dermatol 2020;8:56-57
      PubDate: Mon, 20 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +020
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