Efficacy of 5-aminolevulinic acid based photodynamic therapy in pituitary adenomas-experimental study on rat and human cell cultures.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Incomplete resection of pituitary adenomas may result in recurrence. As adjuvant irradiation is not riskless, alternative treatment options should be investigated. 5-aminolevulinic acid based photodynamic therapy (5-ALA based PDT) showed promising results for malignant gliomas. The present study examined the efficacy of 5-ALA PDT in vitro on… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pdpdt.2016.02.006

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