Photochemotherapy of Cancer

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780819430250
  • Publisher: SPIE Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/1999
  • Series: Europto Series , #3563
  • Pages: 168

Table of Contents

Conference Committee
Mechanism of cell destruction and cell protection during methylene-blue-induced PDT 2
Type III photosensitization: attempt for quantification and a way toward new sensitizers 11
Eradication of bacterial species via photosensitization 18
Characterization of the cellular uptake of 5-aminolevulinic acid 28
Photodynamic treatment of pancreatic cancer cells: genotoxicity and chromosome damage induced by red light and zinc tetrasulfonated phthalocyanines (ZnPcS[subscript 4]) 38
Evaluation of photodynamically induced damage to healthy eye tissues of rabbits using the second-generation photosensitizers bacteriochlorin a and mTHPC 52
Chlorins with six-membered imide ring as prospective sensitizers for cancer PDT 59
Experimental study of PDT with aluminum sulphophthalocyanine using sodium ascorbate and hyperbaric oxygenation 68
Formation of protoporphyrin IX in mouse skin after topical application of 5-aminolevulinic acid and its methyl esther 77
ALA-PDT of the normal rat esophagus: efficiency and safety largely depends on the timing of illumination 82
Latest results of 5-ALA-based fluorescence diagnosis and other medical disciplines 90
Quantitative methods for studying the role of free radicals in biology 100
Effect of wavelength and light dose in photodynamic therapy of the normal rat esophagus with ALA-induced photosensitization 112
Cooperative effects of photosensitized cell killing 120
Theoretical model for fluorescent field calculation in nonhomogeneous and scattering biological tissues 125
Interaction between a photosensitizer, chemotherapeutic drug, and HSA: implications for photodynamic therapy 137
5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) mediated photodynamic therapy of bladder cancer cell lines 143
Aluminium sulphophthalocyanine as an NIR photosensitizer for PDT 148
PDT-induced apoptosis in bladder carcinoma cells 152
Clearance of protoporphyrin IX from mouse skin after topical application of 5-aminolevulinic acid and its methyl ester 161
Author Index 168
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