15 January 1994 Delta-ALA-assisted fluorescence detection of cancer in the urinary bladder
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Proceedings Volume 2081, Optical Biopsy; (1994) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.166812
Event: Europto Biomedical Optics '93, 1993, Budapest, Hungary
Abstract
Visualization of early stage bladder cancer is considerably improved using Delta-Aminolevulinic acid (ALA) as tumor marking agent. This is due to an intracellular accumulation of fluorescing Protoporphyrin IX in tissue following intravesical installation of ALA in a pH-neutral solution.
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Reinhold Baumgartner, Reinhold Baumgartner, M. Kriegmair, M. Kriegmair, Ruth Knuechel, Ruth Knuechel, Herbert G. Stepp, Herbert G. Stepp, Peter Heil, Peter Heil, Alfons G. Hofstetter, Alfons G. Hofstetter, } "Delta-ALA-assisted fluorescence detection of cancer in the urinary bladder", Proc. SPIE 2081, Optical Biopsy, (15 January 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.166812; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.166812
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