Fallows SJ1, Garland MJ, Cassidy CM, Tunney MM, Singh TR, Donnelly RF.
J Photochem Photobiol B. 2012 Sep 3;114:61-72. doi: 10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2012.05.011. Epub 2012 May 24.The loading of the photosensitisers meso-Tetra (N-methyl-4-pyridyl) porphine tetra tosylate (TMP), methylene blue (MB) and TMP with sodium dodecyl sulphate (SDS) into and release from hydrogels composed of the polyelectrolyte poly(methyl vinyl ether-co-maleic acid) crosslinked in a 2:1 ratio with PEG 10,000 were investigated as a potential rapid photodynamic antimicrobial chemotherapy (PACT) treatment for infected wounds using iontophoresis as a novel delivery method. Read More