SYSTEMIC AND INTERSTITIAL PDT
The light-sensitive photosensitizer is administered by infusion and activated through systemic (intravenous) laser therapy.
After a certain time, the photosensitizer binds selectively to the tumor. The laser can now irradiate and destroy the diseased tissue locally (interstitially, endoscopically or with special catheter technique).
The photosensitizers (Indocyanine Green, Chlorin E6, Curcumin and Hypericin) are highly specific and natural. Side effects are therefore relatively low.
Interstitial PDT: Pancreatic cancer
Interstitial PDT: Mediastinal metastases
Interstitial PDT: Breast tumor
Interstitial PDT: Tumor in the floor of the mouth
Endoscopic PDT: Tumor in the esophagus, rectum or intestines
Special catheter technique: Prostate or bladder tumor
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