Photodynamic therapy as adjuvant therapy in surgically treated pleural malignancies.

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Five patients with a pleural malignancy (four malignant mesotheliomas and one localized low grade carcinoid) were treated with maximal surgical resection of the tumour followed by intraoperative adjuvant photodynamic therapy (PDT). The additional photodynamic treatment was performed with light of 652 nm from a high power diode laser, and meta-tetrahydroxy… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/bjc.1997.468

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