Francisco López-Lara

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BACKGROUND In recent years, breast cancer (BC) mortality rates have declined, reflecting advances in early detection. Prevention and management of treatment sequelae that could impair function or quality of life have increased in relevance. Lymphoedema after BC treatment is one of these sequelae. It is caused by an acquired interruption or damage to the(More)
OBJECTIVE To analyse the clinical features, treatment and survival of uveal melanoma patients diagnosed in a referral Intraocular Tumours Unit over a twenty-year period. METHODOLOGY A prospective study was performed including five hundred patients, diagnosed between January 1992 and December 2011. Clinical tumour characteristics and treatment were(More)
With the sponsorship of the Spanish Society of Palliative Care (SECPAL), two nation-wide studies from the University of Valladolid were carried out in 1996 and 1998 into the state of palliative care teams in Spain. This report is based on those studies and is the first overall analysis of the current situation of palliative care in Spain. A total of 143(More)
OBJECTIVE to analyze ocular survival in eyes with uveal melanoma treated with conservative therapies, in a centre that applies all treatment modalities. METHODS Patients diagnosed with uveal melanoma and treated between September 1990 and April 2007 were included in an historical cohorts study. RESULTS 273 patients were included. 193 were treated with(More)
PurposeThe aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of ocular and oculodermal melanocytosis (ODM) among patients with uveal melanoma (UM) in a Spanish population.MethodsRetrospective review of the medical records of patients with ODM among patients with UM.ResultsTen (11 eyes) of 400 patients (2.7%) with UM associated had ODM. The mean age at(More)
PURPOSE To present a series of patients with uveal melanoma masquerading as ocular hypertension. METHODS Patients diagnosed with uveal melanoma were reviewed, selecting those cases with initial presentation as secondary unilateral glaucoma. Clinical and histopathological information useful for prognosis was examined, such as anterior border localization,(More)
CASES REPORT We report the cases of 2 women with a pigmented tumour in the ciliary body, one a melanocytoma and the other a melanoma, with different clinical manifestations. The first one presented with decreased visual acuity associated with recent growth of the tumour, as well as sectorial opacities of the lens and subluxation. The second one is(More)
CLINICAL CASE A 35-year-old male with unilateral ocular hypertension in the right eye (RE). Anterior segment examination of the RE showed a melanotic lesion. Intraocular pressure (IOP) was 40mmHg in RE. Gonioscopy revealed extension into the anterior chamber angle. Excisional biopsy was performed and consistent with iris melanoma and secondary melanomalytic(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the present study is to review the frequency of intraocular metastases as first presentation of systemic disease, and to identify clinical and tumour characteristics. METHODS Retrospective study of consecutive cases diagnosed of intraocular metástasis at a referral intraocular tumours unit between 1993 and 2014. General,(More)