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International Congress on Biophotonics

Hosting the X. International Conference on Perspectives in Vibrational Spectroscopy (ICOPVS-2024)

3 – 7 March 2024  |  Jena, Germany

Interstitial Photodynamic Therapy – The Munich Experience

Prof. Dr. Ronald Sroka, Laser-Forschungslabor of LIFE-Center at Department of Urology at Hospital of University of Munich, Munich, Germany

Wednesday, March 6th 2024, 2:00 – 3:30 pm

This lecture gives an introduction about the application of photoactive drugs and their clinical use for cholangiocarcinoma, prostate cancer and in neurosurgery. Besides the medical needs, requests and boundary conditions, the physics and technical research and developments will be presented. Preliminary study results as well as the potential of optical dosimetry concepts based on light-tissue interaction and light-photosensitizer interaction are included summarizing the latest developments in this field.