6. Photodynamic Therapy

  1. Hashim Uddin Ahmed MRCS, BM, BCh(Oxon), BA(Hons)4,
  2. Manit Arya FRCS, FRCS(Urol)5,
  3. Peter T. Scardino MD6 and
  4. Mark Emberton FRCS(Urol), FRCS(Eng), MBBS, BSc4
  1. Caroline M. Moore1,
  2. Stephen G. Bown2,
  3. John Trachtenberg3 and
  4. Mark Emberton FRCS(Urol), FRCS(Eng), MBBS, BSc4

Published Online: 8 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444329896.ch6

Interventional Techniques in Uro-Oncology

Interventional Techniques in Uro-Oncology

How to Cite

Moore, C. M., Bown, S. G., Trachtenberg, J. and Emberton, M. (2011) Photodynamic Therapy, in Interventional Techniques in Uro-Oncology (eds H. Uddin Ahmed, M. Arya, P. T. Scardino and M. Emberton), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444329896.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London, University College London Hospitals NHS, Foundation Trust, London, UK

  2. 5

    Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, King's College Hospital, London, UK

  3. 6

    Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    University College London and University College, London Hospital Trust, London, UK

  2. 2

    National Medical Laser Center, University College London, London, UK

  3. 3

    Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada

  4. 4

    Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London, University College London Hospitals NHS, Foundation Trust, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405192729

Online ISBN: 9781444329896

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Keywords:

  • Photodynamic therapy;
  • hematoporphyrin derivative (HpD);
  • Photosensitizing drugs;
  • Meta-tetrahydroxyphenyl chlorin (mTHPC);
  • Bladder cancer;
  • Prostate cancer;
  • Treatment planning and monitoring systems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definitions

  • History

  • Basic science

  • Photosensitizing drugs

  • Light sources

  • Bladder cancer

  • Prostate cancer

  • Renal cancer

  • Future directions

  • Conclusions

  • References