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Blood vessel damage correlated with irradiance for in vivo vascular targeted photodynamic therapy
Author(s): Jinde Zhang; Zou Tan; Xiangyu Niu; Linsheng Lin; Huiyun Lin; Buhong Li
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Paper Abstract

Vascular targeted photodynamic therapy (V-PDT) has been widely utilized for the prevention or treatment of vascular-related diseases, including age-related macular degeneration, port-wine stains and prostate cancer. In order to quantitative assessment the blood vessel damage during V-PDT, nude mice were implanted with Titanium dorsal skin window chambers for in vivo V-PDT studies. For treatments, various irradiances including 50, 75, 100 and 200 mW/cm2 provided by a 532 nm semiconductor laser were performed with the same total light dose of 30 J/cm2 after the mice were intravenously injection of Rose Bengal for 25 mg/Kg body weight. Laser speckle imaging and microscope were used to monitor blood flow dynamics and vessel constriction during and after V-PDT, respectively. The V-PDT induced vessel damages between different groups were compared. The results show that significant difference in blood vessel damage was found between the lower irradiances (50, 75 and 100 mW/cm2) and higher irradiance (200 mW/cm2), and the blood vessel damage induced by V-PDT is positively correlated with irradiance. This study implies that the optimization of irradiance is required for enhancing V-PDT therapeutic efficiency.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 October 2016
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10024, Optics in Health Care and Biomedical Optics VII, 100244N (31 October 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2246530
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Jinde Zhang, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Zou Tan, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Xiangyu Niu, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Linsheng Lin, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)
Huiyun Lin, Fujian Normal Univ (China)
Buhong Li, Fujian Normal Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10024:
Optics in Health Care and Biomedical Optics VII
Qingming Luo; Xingde Li; Ying Gu; Yuguo Tang, Editor(s)

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