John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Self-expressed patient preferences for the treatment of actinic keratosis: results from a non-interventional study based on a real-life setting in Spain Volume 28, numéro 1, January-February 2018


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1 Unit of Dermatology, Hospital San Jorge, Huesca, Spain, Institute of Health, Science of Aragon Zaragoza, Spain
2 Unit of Dermatology, Barbastro Hospital, Barbastro (Huesca), and Institute of Health and Science of Aragon Zaragoza, Spain

In Spain, the prevalence of actinic keratosis (AK) among dermatology outpatients, aged ≥45, was recently estimated at 28.6%. This is a figure that is likely to grow [1]. To date, several AK treatment options are available depending on lesion and patient characteristics [2].Within the existing therapeutic arsenal, daylight photodynamic therapy (DL-PDT) is among the most recent options approved in Europe.Patient adherence is a key factor for AK treatment success and combined non-adherence and non-persistence [...]