Book 2014

Photodynamic Therapy

From Theory to Application

Editors:

ISBN: 978-3-642-39628-1 (Print) 978-3-642-39629-8 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. History

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-2

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-22

      History of Photodynamic Therapy

  3. Theory and Mechanism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 23-23

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      Chapter

      Pages 25-58

      Fundamentals of Photophysics, Photochemistry, and Photobiology

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      Chapter

      Pages 59-66

      Molecular Biological Mechanisms in Photodynamic Therapy

  4. Methods and Instrumentation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 67-67

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      Chapter

      Pages 69-91

      Diagnostic and Laser Measurements in PDT

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      Chapter

      Pages 93-118

      Implementation of Laser Technologies in Clinical PDT

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      Chapter

      Pages 119-127

      Photochemical Internalization: A Novel Technology for Targeted Macromolecule Therapy

  5. Oncological Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 129-129

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      Chapter

      Pages 131-163

      PDT in Dermatology

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      Chapter

      Pages 165-184

      Photodynamic Diagnosis and Therapy for Brain Malignancies from the Bench to Clinical Application

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      Chapter

      Pages 185-212

      Photodynamic Therapy for Thoracic Oncology

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      Chapter

      Pages 213-233

      Photodynamic Therapy for Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy

  6. Non-Oncological Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 235-235

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      Chapter

      Pages 237-253

      Functional Targeting of Bacteria: A Multimodal Construct for PDT and Diagnostics of Drug-Resistant Bacteria

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      Chapter

      Pages 255-267

      Photodynamic Therapy: A Novel Promising Approach for the Treatment of Spontaneous Microbial Infections in Pet Animals

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      Chapter

      Pages 269-291

      Photodynamic Control of Malaria Vector, Noxious Insects and Parasites

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 293-312