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In-vitro study of penetration of magnetic particles into the human skin
Author(s): Elina A. Genina; Alexey N. Bashkatov; Nina A. Lakodina; Igor D. Kosobutsky; Nina V. Bogomolova; Gregory B. Altshuler; Valery V. Tuchin
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Paper Abstract

We present experimental study of penetration of magnetic particles into the human skin in vitro. The administration of the particles through he skin into the body leads to localization and retention of the particles at the desired site. This technology can be used for selective damage of tumor cells by hyperthermia or to remove unwanted or excess hair. The maximal depth of particle penetration into the skin achieved in this paper was 0.7mm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 October 2000
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 4224, Biomedical Photonics and Optoelectronic Imaging, (11 October 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.403936
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Elina A. Genina, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Alexey N. Bashkatov, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Nina A. Lakodina, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Igor D. Kosobutsky, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)
Nina V. Bogomolova, Saratov State Medical Univ. (Russia)
Gregory B. Altshuler, Palomar Medical Products, Inc. (United States)
Valery V. Tuchin, Saratov State Univ. (Russia)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4224:
Biomedical Photonics and Optoelectronic Imaging
Hong Liu; Qingming Luo, Editor(s)

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