TY - CHAP A1 - Natalia M. Inada A2 - Lucas D. Dias A3 - Kate C. Blanco A4 - Giulia Kassab A5 - Hilde H. Buzzá A6 - Vanderlei S. Bagnato ED1 - Natalia Mayumi Inada ED2 - Hilde Harb Buzzá ED3 - Kate Cristina Blanco ED4 - Lucas Danilo Dias Y1 - 2021-05-05 PY - 2021 T1 - Antimicrobial Photodynamic Therapy of the Respiratory Tract: From the Proof of Principles to Clinical Application N2 - Today, in the face of resistant microorganisms, aggressive cancers unresponsive to conventional treatments, and the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for advanced and innovative protocols for combating and treating disease is paramount. This book presents basic concepts of photodynamic therapy along with data from clinical research on its use in treating oncologic and other diseases. It also presents innovative strategies in photodynamic therapy, including information on polymer nanoparticles. This book was prepared with great care and by many valuable hands so that we can expand the dissemination of Photodynamic Therapy, as well as motivate for new research. BT - Photodynamic Therapy SP - Ch. 11 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.95602 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.95602 SN - 978-1-83968-061-8 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-21 ER -