Letiano V. Silva

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In this study, the prevalence, genotypic frequency, and risk factors for HCV infection in 768 patients infected with HIV were determined. Fifty-two (6.77 %) HIV-positive individuals had anti-HCV antibodies and 26 (3.39 %) had HCV-RNA. Genotyping results indicated that all RT-PCR samples from patients infected with HCV belonged to genotype 1. Multivariate(More)
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) is a local treatment that requires a photosensitizing agent, light and molecular oxygen. With appropriate illumination, the photosensitizer is excited and produces singlet oxygen that is highly reactive and cytotoxic. Tumor vascular network is essential for the tumor growth and the understanding of vascular response mechanisms(More)
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