PDT and Barrett's Esophagus


Esophagus: General
Esophagus: Structure
Esophagus: Function
Barrett's Esophagus-1
Barrett's Esophagus-2
Barrett's Esophagus-3
Photodynamic Therapy




Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a treatment that uses a combination of a photosensitizer and a laser light to destroy abnormal cells. The primary use of PDT is as an alternative to esophagectomy for patients with high-grade dysplasia and early cancer in Barrett's esophagus.





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This site was last updated 06/07/07