Biophotonics, Internet Plenary Lecture

FLUORESCENCE DETECTION AND PHOTOSENSITIZATION OF MALIGNANT BRAIN TUMORS

Herbert Stepp, Laser Research Laboratory, LIFE Center, University Hospital of Munich, Germany

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ABSTRACT

The presentation will cover the following topics:
- glioblastoma problem;
- 5-ALA to PpIX selectivity;
- fluorescence imaging and spectroscopy;
- clinical results in fluorescence guided resection;
- concept of fluorescence guided stereotactic biopsy;
- principle of PDT;
- concept of interstitial PDT;
- current clinical results in iPDT of glioblastoma.

Representing author

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Dr. Herbert Stepp

Laser Research Laboratory, LIFE Center, University Hospital of Munich
Munich, Germany

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