5-Aminolevulinic acid-mediated photodynamic therapy for bladder cancer.

@article{Inoue20175AminolevulinicAP,
  title={5-Aminolevulinic acid-mediated photodynamic therapy for bladder cancer.},
  author={Keiji Inoue},
  journal={International journal of urology : official journal of the Japanese Urological Association},
  year={2017},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={97-101}
}
Photodynamic therapy using 5-aminolevulinic acid is a treatment method in which the fluorescent substance of protoporphyrin IX excessively accumulated specifically in cancer cells is excited by visible red or green light irradiation, and reactive oxygen is produced and injures cancer cells. Photodynamic therapy using 5-aminolevulinic acid less markedly… CONTINUE READING