An optimal PDT effect was obtained with 8 mM hALA and a fluence of 20 J/cm2. While different hALA concentrations ind uce identical PpIX fluorescence intensities, the PDT outcome was considerably different. Thus, fluorescence does not necessarily predict the therapeutic efficacy of PDT.
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