Photodynamic therapy of brain tumors--a work in progress.

  title={Photodynamic therapy of brain tumors--a work in progress.},
  author={Paul J. Muller and Brian C. Wilson},
  journal={Lasers in surgery and medicine},
  volume={38 5},
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES PDT has been used in the treatment of malignant brain tumors. This communication updates our series of unselected malignant gliomas treated with Photofrin-PDT. STUDY DESIGN AND METHODS We examined the records of 112 patients with malignant gliomas, metastatic brain tumors and meningiomas treated with Photofrin-PDT at St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto. These patients were treated prior to the onset of ongoing randomized trials in Photofrin PDT or had pathology that… CONTINUE READING


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