by Fábio Parra Sellera, Cristiane Lassálvia Nascimento, Martha Simões Ribeiro
This pioneering book offers an introduction to photodynamic therapy, a promising new approach in the treatment of complex diseases like cancer and microbial infections in animals. Addressing all aspects, ranging from basics to clinical practice, it presents the history and fundamentals of photodynamic therapy for non-experts. It includes a collection of basic and clinical studies in cancer and infectious diseases, as well as illustrations of successful treatment procedures and future perspectives and innovative applications involving nanotechnology and advanced drug delivery. This valuable resource offers readers insights into how the therapy works and how to apply it effectively in daily practice.
- Describes the history and discusses the essentials of the photodynamic therapy
- The first book to guide veterinarians in photodynamic therapy from basics to practice
- Clarifies how light and drugs can be combined to treat infectious and cancer diseases
- Presents the newest and most advanced studies and perspectives using nanotechnology, drug and light delivery systems, environmental control, blood disinfection, and photo-immunotherapy
File size: 10.6 MB
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