Effect of photodynamic therapy on the extracellular matrix and associated components.

@article{Pazos2007EffectOP,
  title={Effect of photodynamic therapy on the extracellular matrix and associated components.},
  author={Marcelo de Castro Pazos and Helena B. Nader},
  journal={Brazilian journal of medical and biological research = Revista brasileira de pesquisas medicas e biologicas},
  year={2007},
  volume={40 8},
  pages={1025-35}
}
In many countries, photodynamic therapy (PDT) has been recognized as a standard treatment for malignant conditions (for example, esophageal and lung cancers) and non-malignant ones such as age-related macular degeneration and actinic keratoses. The administration of a non-toxic photosensitizer, its selective retention in highly proliferating cells and the… CONTINUE READING