K. Messmer

A. E. Goetz1
F. Gamarra1
1A. E. Goetz
1F. Gamarra
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The effect of photodynamic therapy (PDT) on interstitial fluid pressure (IFP), tumour volume and water content was measured in melanomas grown in hamsters. Unlike control tumours, treated tumours exhibited a 40-60% increase in volume at 1, 3 and 6 h post PDT. IFP also increased at 1 and 3 h after PDT, but decreased to 50% of control value after 24 h,(More)
Fluorescent-labeled microspheres (FM) are a new tool for the determination of organ blood flow. However, the FM-method is labor intensive, because of the necessity to recover the microspheres from the tissue samples. The aim of this study was to automate the FM-method. A Zymate-Robotic System (Zymark, Idstein, Germany) was modified to handle a novel(More)
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