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Saturation of a photochemical dose by photosensitizer bleaching during PDT
Author(s): Boris Ya. Kogan
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Paper Abstract

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) wit h total photobleaching of a photosensitizer (PS) was studied theoretically. The equations for spatial-temporal distribution of photochemical dose (PD) under various irradiations were obtained. Both surface irradiation and interstitial irradiation were considered. The possibilities of having constant therapeutic dose within a large extent of a tissue and even of obtaining the maximal dose at a particular depth were shown.

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Date Published: 16 October 2003
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5142, Therapeutic Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions, (16 October 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.499811
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Boris Ya. Kogan, Organic Intermediates and Dyes Institute (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5142:
Therapeutic Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions
Rudolf W. Steiner, Editor(s)

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