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… (More)
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2007
2007
The restoration of squamous epithelium after photodynamic therapy (PDT) for Barrett esophagus (BE) and its related neoplasms has… (More)
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2006
2006
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES While basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is effectively treated by several methods, many patients with numerous… (More)
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND Barrett's esophagus (BE) may lead to high-grade dysplasia (HGD) and adenocarcinoma. The objective was to examine the… (More)
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2001
2001
A major disadvantage of a new cancer treatment, porfimer sodium (Photofrin)-mediated photodynamic therapy (PF-PDT), is… (More)
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1997
1997
Sonodynamic effects using porfimer sodium (Photofrin; Pf) on leukemic and normal cells were evaluated. The purpose of this… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a different type of laser treatment from Nd:YAG thermal ablation for palliation of… (More)
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1995
1995
BACKGROUND Early neoplastic changes in the oral cavity may be difficult to detect. Fluorescence imaging using porphyrin-derived… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) involves the sequential administration of photosensitizing drugs and light for the treatment of… (More)
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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… (More)
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1993
1993
BACKGROUND Neoplastic tissue can be detected by its increased fluorescence compared with surrounding normal tissue after the… (More)
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