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Title: Heat therapy for cutaneous leishmaniasis elicits a systemic cytokine response similar to that of antimonial (Glucantime) therapy
Authors: Lobo, Iza Maria Fraga
Soares, Milena Botelho Pereira
Correia, Tania Maria
Freitas, Luiz Antonio Rodrigues de
Oliveira, Maria Ines
Nakatani, Maria
Martins Netto, Eduardo
Badaró, Roberto José da Silva
David, John R.
Affilliation: Universidade Federal de Bahia. Salvador, BA, Brasil.
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Centro de Pesquisa Gonçalo Moniz. Salvador, BA, Brasil.
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Centro de Pesquisa Gonçalo Moniz. Salvador, BA, Brasil.
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz. Centro de Pesquisa Gonçalo Moniz. Salvador, BA, Brasil.
Universidade Federal de Bahia. Salvador, BA, Brasil.
Universidade Federal de Bahia. Salvador, BA, Brasil.
Universidade Federal de Bahia. Salvador, BA, Brasil.
Universidade Federal de Bahia. Salvador, BA, Brasil.
Harvard School of Public Health. Boston, MA, USA.
Abstract: Controlled heat delivered as radio waves has been used successfully in the treatment of cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL). Here we investigated whether local heat therapy has systemic effects, as measured by the modulation of cytokine production following heat therapy of CL lesions compared with antimonial (Glucantime) treatment. Patients with CL were randomly assigned into this study. Heat (50 ◦C for 30 s) was applied once. The control group received Glucantime therapy for 20 d. Cytokine production by peripheral blood mononuclear cells was assayed on days 0, 14 and 28 after onset of treatment. At the end of 28 d, 75% of lesions were healing or healed in the heat therapy group and 90% in the control group (P = 0.1261). There was a decrease in IFN- , IL-5 and TNF- levels comparing day 0 with day 28 in both groups, but no difference between the two therapy groups. In patients with only one of several lesions treated with heat therapy, the untreated lesions also healed. Local heat therapy in CL lesions leads to systemic cytokine responses similar to that induced by systemic Glucantime therapy.
Keywords: Leishmaniasis Cutaneous
Heat therapy
Leishmaniasis
Cytokine
Brasil
DeCS: Antiprotozoários/uso terapêutico
Citocinas/metabolismo
Temperatura Alta/uso terapêutico
Leishmaniose Cutânea/terapia
Meglumina/uso terapêutico
Compostos Organometálicos/uso terapêutico
Adolescente
Adulto
Idoso
Feminino
Humanos
Interferon gama/metabolismo
Interleucina-10/metabolismo
Leishmaniose Cutânea/quimioterapia
Leishmaniose Cutânea/imunologia
Leucócitos Mononucleares/imunologia
Masculino
Meia-Idade
Resultado do Tratamento
Fator de Necrose Tumoral alfa/metabolismo
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: Elsevier
Citation: LOBO, Iza Maria Fraga et al. Heat therapy for cutaneous leishmaniasis elicits a systemic cytokine response similar to that of antimonial (Glucantime) therapy. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, v. 100, n. 7, p. 642-649, 2006.
DOI: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2005.08.011
ISSN: 0035-9203
Copyright: open access
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