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Porfimer Sodium

Known as: Porfimer sodico, Porfimère sodique, Porfimerum natricum 
The sodium salt of a mixture of oligomers formed by ether and ester linkages of up to eight porphyrin units with photodynamic activity. Absorbed… Expand
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2019
Review
2019
Cancer remains a worldwide health problem, being the disease with the highest impact on global health. Even with all the recent… Expand
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2009
2009
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) has emerged as a useful tool for palliative treatment of the otherwise difficult to treat perihilar… Expand
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
The restoration of squamous epithelium after photodynamic therapy (PDT) for Barrett esophagus (BE) and its related neoplasms has… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Barrett's esophagus (BE) may lead to high-grade dysplasia (HGD) and adenocarcinoma. The objective was to examine the… Expand
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Objectives: Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a minimally invasive treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN). We report… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Photodynamic therapy is an effective and often curative treatment for certain solid tumors. The porphyrin-based photosensitizer… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A major disadvantage of a new cancer treatment, porfimer sodium (Photofrin)-mediated photodynamic therapy (PF-PDT), is… Expand
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE Photodynamic therapy combines a photosensitizer, such as porfimer sodium (Photofrin), with red laser light (630 nm.) to… Expand
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a different type of laser treatment from Nd:YAG thermal ablation for palliation of… Expand
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1993
1993
Photodynamic therapy utilizing Photofrin has proven to be an effective modality that can be used in the treatment of a wide… Expand
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