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In Vivo Fluorescence Excitation Spectra of Hematoporphyrin-Derivative (HpD)

  • G. H. M. Gijsbers
  • M. J. C. van Gemert
  • D. Breederveld
  • J. Langelaar
  • T. A. Boon

Summary

Fluorescence excitation spectra of HpD in a living animal tumor are measured. The experiments show that these spectra are different from the fluorescence excitation spectra of HpD solved in saline. This can be explained from the presence of blood in the tumor tissue.

Keywords

Excitation Spectrum Fluorescence Excitation Optical Behaviour Fluorescence Excitation Spectrum Compute Spectrum 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. H. M. Gijsbers
    • 1
  • M. J. C. van Gemert
    • 1
  • D. Breederveld
    • 2
  • J. Langelaar
    • 2
  • T. A. Boon
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Medical TechnologySt. Joseph HospitalEindhovenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Laser Application and Information Centre (LAICA)Laboratory for Physical ChemistryAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Urology, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek HospitalNational Cancer CentreAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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