Photodynamic Therapy

Sonal Choudhary, Keyvan Nouri, Mohamed L. Elsaie

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Abstract

The following discussion entails describing the mechanism of action of photodynamic therapy, including the types of sensitizing agents used and the various light/laser sources that can be applied. Further, it will review the technique for applying the two-step process of photodynamic therapy (PDT), and will include mention of possible adverse effects that can be associated with PDT.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDermatologic Surgery: Step by Step
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages387-390
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781444330670
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 7 2012

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Photochemotherapy
Lasers
Light

Keywords

  • ALA
  • ALA-PDT
  • Kerastick
  • Levulan
  • MAL
  • MAL-PDT
  • PDT
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Photosensitizer

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Choudhary, S., Nouri, K., & Elsaie, M. L. (2012). Photodynamic Therapy. In Dermatologic Surgery: Step by Step (pp. 387-390). Wiley-Blackwell. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118412633.ch54

Photodynamic Therapy. / Choudhary, Sonal; Nouri, Keyvan; Elsaie, Mohamed L.

Dermatologic Surgery: Step by Step. Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. p. 387-390.

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Choudhary, S, Nouri, K & Elsaie, ML 2012, Photodynamic Therapy. in Dermatologic Surgery: Step by Step. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 387-390. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118412633.ch54
Choudhary S, Nouri K, Elsaie ML. Photodynamic Therapy. In Dermatologic Surgery: Step by Step. Wiley-Blackwell. 2012. p. 387-390 https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118412633.ch54
Choudhary, Sonal ; Nouri, Keyvan ; Elsaie, Mohamed L. / Photodynamic Therapy. Dermatologic Surgery: Step by Step. Wiley-Blackwell, 2012. pp. 387-390
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