Photodynamic therapy for hepatic hilar intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct: a case report

Post written by Yadong Feng, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Zhongda Hospital Affiliated to Southeast University, School of Medicine, Southeast University, Nanjing, China. In this study, we reported the experience of the use of digital cholangioscopy for targeted photodynamic therapy (PDT) of a small hilar intraductal papillary neoplasm of the bile duct (IPNB). A 54-year-old …

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Oxygen saturation imaging as a useful tool for visualizing the mode of action of photodynamic therapy for esophageal cancer

Post written by Masayuki Suyama, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Japan. This video case series presents the usefulness of oxygen saturation imaging for photodynamic therapy for esophageal cancer. Oxygen saturation (OS) imaging is a novel technique that directly measures and visualizes the tissue oxygen saturation …

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Photodynamic therapy after CRT for esophageal cancer

Ken Hatogai, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Endoscopy Division, at the National Cancer Center Hospital East, in Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan discusses this article, "Salvage photodynamic therapy for local failure after chemoradiotherapy for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma." The present study clarified the long-term results and prognostic factors of salvage photodynamic therapy (PDT) for local failure …

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