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Published by SPIE Optical Engineering Press in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English


  • Cancer -- Photochemotherapy.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesPhotodynamic therapy.
StatementDavid Kessel, editor.
SeriesSPIE milestone series ;, v. MS 82
ContributionsKessel, David.
LC ClassificationsRC271.P43 S45 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 554 p. :
Number of Pages554
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1397707M
ISBN 100819413682, 0819413674
LC Control Number93005236

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Photodynamic Therapy: From Theory to Application brings attention to an exceptional treatment strategy, which until now has not achieved the recognition and breadth of applications it deserves. The authors, all experts and pioneers in their field, discuss the history and basic principles of PDT, as well as the fundamentals of the theory. Photodynamic therapy is an effective and safe treatment for cutaneous non-melanoma skin cancer, with favorable cosmetic outcomes. Methods: in the present paper, the results of selected studies on photodynamic therapy in the treatment of vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia are reported and by: 6. Abstract. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) involves the action of light on a photosensitizer retained in malignant or other diseased tissues. Application to treatment of cancer in man depends upon relative selective retention in the tumor, low systemic toxicity and the ability of . Porphyrin-based photodynamic processes have been used for the inactivation of microorganisms and treatment of tumors. The virucidal activity of porphyrins 3-PtTPyP and 4-PtTPyP was investigated against bovine viruses representative of the main structural groups (enveloped/non-enveloped, DNA/RNA: BVDV, BoHV-1, BAV and BEV), and against two epitheliotropic viruses (VSV and VACV).

  Photodynamic therapy (PDT) employs light activation of tissue‐localized photosensitizer in an oxygen‐dependent process which initiates oxidative stress, inflammation, and cell death. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) involves the activation of a previously administered photosensitizing agent by visible light to induce tumor necrosis. Photosensitizers are topically applied in the treatment of skin. Photodynamic therapy for cancer. Nature Reviews Cancer ;3(5)– 2. Wilson BC. Photodynamic therapy for cancer: Principles. Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology ;16(6)– 3. Vrouenraets MB, Visser GWM, Snow GB, van Dongen GAMS. Basic principles, applications in oncology and improved selectivity of photodynamic therapy.   Introduction. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) can be defined as the administration of a nontoxic drug or dye known as a PS either systemically, locally, or topically to a patient bearing a lesion (frequently but not always cancer), followed after some time by the illumination of the lesion with visible light (usually long wavelength red light), which, in the presence of oxygen, leads to the. PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY OF ARTERIES_ PRESERVATION OF MECHANICAL : PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY of cancer : Photodynamic treatment of red blood cells with phthalocyanines and red light at higher light fluence rates is protective of red blood : photodynamic-activity-bamsipc-unsymmetrical.

  Antimicrobial photodynamic therapy (aPDT) has been investigated as an adjunctive to periodontal treatment but the dosimetry parameters adopted have discrepancies and represent a challenge to measure efficacy. There is a need to understand the clinical parameters required to obtain antimicrobial effects by using aPDT in periodontal pockets. CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a range of four years (e.g. ) to peer-reviewed documents (articles, reviews, conference papers, data papers and book chapters) published in the same four calendar years, divided by the number of.   Photodynamic therapy (PDT), following health agency approvals throughout the world for various cancers and other diseases, is slowly being accepted as a standard treatment to be added to the medical practitioner's armamentarium. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has become a recognized therapy in dermatology over the past 10 years and now is being utilized by many dermatologists on a regular basis to treat a variety of dermatologic disorders. This paper presents a series of review articles to help the reader understand which dermatologic entities are being treated through the.