Peter Wolf

Summary

Affiliation: Medical University of Graz
Location: Graz, Austria
URL: http://www.medunigraz.at/bioimmuntherapie

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Efficacy of psoralen plus ultraviolet A therapy vs. biologics in moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis: retrospective data analysis of a patient registry
    M Inzinger
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbrugger Platz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 165:640-5. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Ultraviolet exposure as the main initiator of p53 mutations in basal cell carcinomas from psoralen and ultraviolet A-treated patients with psoriasis
    H Seidl
    Department of Dermatology and Institute of Pathology, Karl-Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    J Invest Dermatol 117:365-70. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Extended extracorporeal photochemotherapy with extracorporeal administration of 8-methoxypsoralen in systemic sclerosis. An Austrian single-center study
    R R Muellegger
    Department of Dermatology, Karl Franzens University School of Medicine, Graz, Austria
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 16:216-23. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic markers, sunlight-related factors and sunscreen use in patients with cutaneous melanoma: an Austrian case-control study
    P Wolf
    Department of Dermatology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Melanoma Res 8:370-8. 1998
  5. doi request reprint Treatment with 311-nm ultraviolet B accelerates and improves the clearance of psoriatic lesions in patients treated with etanercept
    P Wolf
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Medical University of Gratz, A 8036 Gratz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 160:186-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Topical treatment with liposomes containing T4 endonuclease V protects human skin in vivo from ultraviolet-induced upregulation of interleukin-10 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha
    P Wolf
    Department of Dermatology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    J Invest Dermatol 114:149-56. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Collision of squamous-cell carcinoma with melanoma in situ in a child with xeroderma pigmentosum
    A Hofer
    Department of Dermatology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Dermatology 203:66-9. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of 8-methoxypsoralen vs. 5-methoxypsoralen plus ultraviolet A therapy in patients with mycosis fungoides
    A Wackernagel
    Photodermatology Unit, Department of Dermatology, Medical University Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 154:519-23. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of excimer laser (308 nm) for vitiligo at different body sites
    A Hofer
    Medical University of Graz, Department of Dermatology, Graz, Austria
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:558-64. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled intra-individual trial on topical treatment with a 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D₃ analogue in polymorphic light eruption
    A Gruber-Wackernagel
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbrugger Platz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 165:152-63. 2011

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Publications30

  1. doi request reprint Efficacy of psoralen plus ultraviolet A therapy vs. biologics in moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis: retrospective data analysis of a patient registry
    M Inzinger
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbrugger Platz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 165:640-5. 2011
    ..Few studies have directly compared the clinical efficacy of psoralen plus ultraviolet A (PUVA) vs. biologics in the treatment of psoriasis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ultraviolet exposure as the main initiator of p53 mutations in basal cell carcinomas from psoralen and ultraviolet A-treated patients with psoriasis
    H Seidl
    Department of Dermatology and Institute of Pathology, Karl-Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    J Invest Dermatol 117:365-70. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Extended extracorporeal photochemotherapy with extracorporeal administration of 8-methoxypsoralen in systemic sclerosis. An Austrian single-center study
    R R Muellegger
    Department of Dermatology, Karl Franzens University School of Medicine, Graz, Austria
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 16:216-23. 2000
    ..The present study was performed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of extended EXP with extracorporeal application of liquid 8-methoxypsoralen (8-MOP) in the treatment of SSC...
  4. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic markers, sunlight-related factors and sunscreen use in patients with cutaneous melanoma: an Austrian case-control study
    P Wolf
    Department of Dermatology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Melanoma Res 8:370-8. 1998
    ..However, sunbaths had no protective value when they were associated with sunburns. Although we cannot exclude the presence of an unknown confounding factor, our results suggest that the use of sunscreens does not help prevent melanoma...
  5. doi request reprint Treatment with 311-nm ultraviolet B accelerates and improves the clearance of psoriatic lesions in patients treated with etanercept
    P Wolf
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Medical University of Gratz, A 8036 Gratz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 160:186-9. 2009
    ..Some patients with plaque-type psoriasis respond slowly to treatment with etanercept. In such cases combining etanercept with conventional treatments might be helpful...
  6. ncbi request reprint Topical treatment with liposomes containing T4 endonuclease V protects human skin in vivo from ultraviolet-induced upregulation of interleukin-10 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha
    P Wolf
    Department of Dermatology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    J Invest Dermatol 114:149-56. 2000
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Collision of squamous-cell carcinoma with melanoma in situ in a child with xeroderma pigmentosum
    A Hofer
    Department of Dermatology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria
    Dermatology 203:66-9. 2001
    ..To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of a collision tumor comprising squamous-cell carcinoma and melanoma arising in childhood...
  8. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of 8-methoxypsoralen vs. 5-methoxypsoralen plus ultraviolet A therapy in patients with mycosis fungoides
    A Wackernagel
    Photodermatology Unit, Department of Dermatology, Medical University Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 154:519-23. 2006
    ..Psoralen plus ultraviolet (UV) A (PUVA) is the standard treatment for early stage mycosis fungoides (MF). When 8-methoxypsoralen (8-MOP) is used in PUVA therapy, it often produces intolerance reactions such as nausea, vomiting and headache...
  9. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of excimer laser (308 nm) for vitiligo at different body sites
    A Hofer
    Medical University of Graz, Department of Dermatology, Graz, Austria
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 20:558-64. 2006
    ..The treatment with XeCl-excimer laser generated 308-nm UVB radiation has shown promising results in patients with vitiligo...
  10. doi request reprint Randomized double-blinded placebo-controlled intra-individual trial on topical treatment with a 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D₃ analogue in polymorphic light eruption
    A Gruber-Wackernagel
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbrugger Platz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 165:152-63. 2011
    ..Similar to UV radiation, calcitriol (1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D₃) and its analogues such as calcipotriol have been shown to exhibit immunosuppressive properties...
  11. ncbi request reprint Anaphylaxis to 5-methoxypsoralen during photochemotherapy
    F J Legat
    Department of Dermatology, Karl Franzens University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 145:821-2. 2001
    ..Anaphylaxis to 5-methoxypsoralen was established by placebo-controlled oral provocation tests...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term results in the treatment of vitiligo with oral khellin plus UVA
    A Hofer
    Department of Dermatology, University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, A 8036, Graz, Austria
    Eur J Dermatol 11:225-9. 2001
    ..These data indicate that KUVA seems to be safe as well as effective for vitiligo, provided treatment is administered long enough...
  13. ncbi request reprint High mutation frequency at Ha-ras exons 1-4 in squamous cell carcinomas from PUVA-treated psoriasis patients
    H Kreimer-Erlacher
    Department of Dermatology, Karl-Franzens University, Auenbrugger Platz 8, A-8036 Graz, Austria
    Photochem Photobiol 74:323-30. 2001
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Paired comparison of bathwater versus oral delivery of 8-methoxypsoralen in psoralen plus ultraviolet: A therapy for chronic palmoplantar psoriasis
    A Hofer
    Research Unit of Photodermatology, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
    Photodermatol Photoimmunol Photomed 22:1-5. 2006
    ..After 4 weeks of treatment the half-side trial was finished and the treatment was continued on both sides with the more effective treatment regimen...
  15. ncbi request reprint Topical methyl aminolaevulinate photodynamic therapy in patients with basal cell carcinoma prone to complications and poor cosmetic outcome with conventional treatment
    M Horn
    Departments of Photodermatology and Dermatology, Karl Franzens University, Auenbruggerplatz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 149:1242-9. 2003
    ..Conventional treatment of basal cell carcinoma (BCC) causes morbidity and/or disfigurement in some patients because of the location (e.g. mid-face) and size of the lesion...
  16. ncbi request reprint [Sunscreens. Protection against skin cancers and photoaging]
    P Wolf
    Abteilung für Photodermatologie, Universitätsklinik für Dermatologie und Venerologie, Graz, Austria
    Hautarzt 54:839-44. 2003
    ..Because of inadequate data, no definite conclusions can be drawn about the cancer-preventive activity of topical use of sunscreens against basal cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma...
  17. ncbi request reprint Optimal weekly frequency of 308-nm excimer laser treatment in vitiligo patients
    A Hofer
    Department of Photodermatology, Medical University Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 152:981-5. 2005
    ..Recently the beneficial effect of excimer laser treatment has been reported for patients with vitiligo. The influence of treatment frequency on this effect is not clear...
  18. ncbi request reprint Accidental bullous phototoxic reactions to bergamot aromatherapy oil
    S Kaddu
    Department of Dermatology, University of Graz, Austria
    J Am Acad Dermatol 45:458-61. 2001
    ..This report highlights the potential health hazard related to the increasing use of psoralen-containing aromatherapy oils...
  19. ncbi request reprint Primary cutaneous follicle center cell lymphoma with follicular growth pattern
    L Cerroni
    Department of Dermatology, University of Graz, Austria
    Blood 95:3922-8. 2000
    ..7 months). Our study demonstrates that primary cutaneous follicular lymphoma represents a distinct entity of the cutaneous B-cell lymphomas. (Blood. 2000;95:3922-3928)..
  20. pmc Influence of the season on vitamin D levels and regulatory T cells in patients with polymorphic light eruption
    N A Schweintzger
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 15:440-6. 2016
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Correction: Patients with polymorphic light eruption have decreased serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin-D(3) that increase upon 311 nm UVB photohardening
    Alexandra Gruber-Wackernagel
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 15:129. 2016
    Correction for 'Patients with polymorphic light eruption have decreased serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin-D(3) that increase upon 311 nm UVB photohardening' by Peter Wolf et al., Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2012, 11, 1831-1836.
  22. doi request reprint Photodynamic therapy downregulates the function of regulatory T cells in patients with esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
    Eleonora Reginato
    Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, 8036, Austria
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 13:1281-9. 2014
    ..008). In conclusion, PDT abolished Treg function, possibly due to increased IL-6 levels in treated ESCC patients. This may be crucial for an improved therapeutic outcome. ..
  23. pmc Involvement of IL-9 in Th17-associated inflammation and angiogenesis of psoriasis
    Tej Pratap Singh
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    PLoS ONE 8:e51752. 2013
    ..Thus, IL-9 may play a role in the development of psoriatic lesions through Th17-associated inflammation and angiogenesis...
  24. doi request reprint Extracorporeal photochemotherapy as systemic monotherapy of severe, refractory atopic dermatitis: results from a prospective trial
    Peter Wolf
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 12:174-81. 2013
    ..Previous work has indicated that extracorporeal photochemotherapy (ECP) may be a safe and effective treatment in patients with severe atopic dermatitis...
  25. doi request reprint Phototherapeutic hardening modulates systemic cytokine levels in patients with polymorphic light eruption
    Peter Wolf
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbrugger Platz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 12:166-73. 2013
    ..012). Taken together, our results indicate that photohardening may alter the complex cytokine milieu in PLE, in particular via IL-1β, helping to normalise the pathophysiologic response to subsequent UV exposure...
  26. doi request reprint Patients with polymorphic light eruption have decreased serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin-D3 that increase upon 311 nm UVB photohardening
    Alexandra Gruber-Wackernagel
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 11:1831-6. 2012
    ..Polymorphic light eruption (PLE) is a very common condition whose pathogenesis may involve immunological abnormalities. Vitamin D sufficiency is thought to be important for normal immune function...
  27. ncbi request reprint New insights into the mechanisms of polymorphic light eruption: resistance to ultraviolet radiation-induced immune suppression as an aetiological factor
    Peter Wolf
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
    Exp Dermatol 18:350- 6. 2009
    ..This article focuses on the immunological alterations in polymorphic light eruption and the pathogenic significance to the disease state and skin carcinogenesis...
  28. doi request reprint Treatment with 311-nm ultraviolet B enhanced response of psoriatic lesions in ustekinumab-treated patients: a randomized intraindividual trial
    P Wolf
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbrugger Platz 8, A 8036 Graz, Austria
    Br J Dermatol 166:147-53. 2012
    ..e. 75% reduction in Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) compared with baseline (PASI 75)] in the majority of patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque-type psoriasis...
  29. doi request reprint [UV Filters. State of the art]
    P Wolf
    Forschungseinheit für Photodermatologie, Universitätsklinik für Dermatologie und Venerologie, Auenbruggerplatz 8, 8036 Graz, Osterreich
    Hautarzt 60:285-93. 2009
    ..Finally, the efficacy of sunscreens in sunlight-induced non-sunburn effects, such as immune suppression and carcinogenesis are discussed...
  30. doi request reprint Topical liposomal DNA-repair enzymes in polymorphic light eruption
    Angelika Hofer
    Research Unit for Photodermatology, Department of Dermatology, Medical University of Graz, Auenbrugger Platz 8, A 8036, Graz, Austria
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 10:1118-28. 2011
    ..The present results indicate that DNA damage may trigger PLE and that the application of topical liposomes containing DNA repair enzymes to increase DNA repair may effectively prevent PLE...