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Curative effect of photodynamic therapy for 42 cases of moderate or late stage in esophagus cancer
Author(s): Xiao-Min Bai; Guang-Rong Shen; Weng-Ge Chen; Tao Guo
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Paper Abstract

34 patients with advanced esophagus cancer and 8 cases of cancer of gastric cardia were treated by photodynamic therapy. The therapeutic effectiveness of the treatment was evaluated according the criteria used in China. CR 63.2 percent SR 11.3 percent, MR 2 percent. The total effective rate was 76.5 percent. There was no significant side effect in this group except mild skin photosensitization and pigmentation and exacerbation of pain in a few cases.

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Date Published: 2 November 1998
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 3344, 1997 Shanghai International Conference on Laser Medicine and Surgery, (2 November 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.330142
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Xiao-Min Bai, Pudong GongLi Hospital (China)
Guang-Rong Shen, Ningxia Medical College Hospital (China)
Weng-Ge Chen, Ningxia Medical College Hospital (China)
Tao Guo, Ningxia Medical College Hospital (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3344:
1997 Shanghai International Conference on Laser Medicine and Surgery
Jing Zhu, Editor(s)

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