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Transbronchial light illumination for peripheral lung cancer: a numerical feasibility study
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Paper Abstract

The utility to perform treatment planning for transbronchial light delivery is investigated using Monte Carlo simulations. Optical properties of pig and human lungs were determined, and dose volume histograms determined. These dose volume histograms indicate for example the minimum photosensitizer specific uptake ratio required to achieve selective tumour destruction.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 July 2019
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 11079, Medical Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions IX, 110790M (22 July 2019);
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Christopher McFadden, Univ. Health Network (Canada)
Khaled Ramadan, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
Zhangcheng Zheng, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
Fynn Schwiegelshohn, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
Vaughn Betz, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
Marcelo Cypel, Univ. of Toronto (Canada)
Lothar Lilge, Univ. Health Network (Canada)
Univ. of Toronto (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11079:
Medical Laser Applications and Laser-Tissue Interactions IX
Lothar D. Lilge; Carsten M. Philipp, Editor(s)

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