1 March 2009 Laser-induced tissue hyperthermia mediated by gold nanoparticles: toward cancer phototherapy
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Abstract
We describe an application of plasmonic silica/gold nanoshells to produce a controllable laser hyperthermia in tissues with the aim of the enhancement of cancer photothermal therapy. Laser irradiation parameters are optimized on the basis of preliminary experimental studies using a test-tube phantom and laboratory rats. Temperature distributions on the animal skin surface at hypodermic and intramuscular injection of gold nanoparticle suspensions and affectations by the laser radiation are measured in vivo with a thermal imaging system. The results of temperature measurements are compared with tissue histology.
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Georgy Sergeevich Terentyuk, Georgy Sergeevich Terentyuk, Galina N. Maslyakova, Galina N. Maslyakova, Leyla V. Suleymanova, Leyla V. Suleymanova, Nikolay Grigorievich Khlebtsov, Nikolay Grigorievich Khlebtsov, Boris Nokolaevich Khlebtsov, Boris Nokolaevich Khlebtsov, Garif Gazizovich Akchurin, Garif Gazizovich Akchurin, Irina Leonidovna Maksimova, Irina Leonidovna Maksimova, Valery V. Tuchin, Valery V. Tuchin, } "Laser-induced tissue hyperthermia mediated by gold nanoparticles: toward cancer phototherapy," Journal of Biomedical Optics 14(2), 021016 (1 March 2009). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.3122371 . Submission:
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