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Very long-term prognosis of patients with malignant uveal melanoma.
PURPOSE To investigate the very long-term prognosis of patients with uveal melanoma and the clinical characteristics influencing it. METHODS Charts, registry data, and histopathologic specimens ofExpand
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Trilateral retinoblastoma: a meta-analysis of hereditary retinoblastoma associated with primary ectopic intracranial retinoblastoma.
  • T. Kivelä
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
  • 1 June 1999
PURPOSE To obtain refined knowledge regarding trilateral retinoblastoma (TRb), which is a syndrome that consists of hereditary retinoblastoma associated with an intracranial neuroblastic tumor. Expand
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Mutations in CTC1, encoding the CTS telomere maintenance complex component 1, cause cerebroretinal microangiopathy with calcifications and cysts.
Cerebroretinal microangiopathy with calcifications and cysts (CRMCC) is a rare multisystem disorder characterized by extensive intracranial calcifications and cysts, leukoencephalopathy, and retinalExpand
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The epidemiological challenge of the most frequent eye cancer: retinoblastoma, an issue of birth and death
  • T. Kivelä
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Ophthalmology
  • 24 August 2009
Many papers on retinoblastoma open with a statement that it is the most common primary intraocular cancer in children and a rare disease. True enough. After reflecting a little longer on theExpand
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The Merkel cell and associated neoplasms in the eyelids and periocular region.
Merkel cells are clear oval cells in the epidermis and outer root sheaths of hair follicles, which are probably of epithelial origin, share ultrastructural features with neuroendocrine cells, and areExpand
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Population-based assessment of clinical characteristics predicting outcome of conjunctival melanoma in whites.
PURPOSE To identify the clinical determinants of prognosis and the incidence of malignant conjunctival melanoma in whites. METHODS A nationwide search identified 85 patients in whom primaryExpand
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Ophthalmologic findings in long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency caused by the G1528C mutation: a new type of hereditary metabolic chorioretinopathy.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of the study was to determine the nature and course of ophthalmic abnormalities in long-chain 3-hydroxyacyl-CoA dehydrogenase (LCHAD) deficiency, a recently discovered disorderExpand
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Tumor doubling times in metastatic malignant melanoma of the uvea: tumor progression before and after treatment.
OBJECTIVE To obtain estimates of growth rate of metastatic uveal melanoma to infer appropriate follow-up programs and to assess the impact of current chemoimmunotherapy regimens. DESIGNExpand
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Staging of ciliary body and choroidal melanomas based on anatomic extent.
PURPOSE To refine the anatomic classification and staging of ciliary body and choroidal melanomas in the TNM classification. PATIENTS AND METHODS Tumor largest basal diameter and thickness of 7,369Expand
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Microvascular density in predicting survival of patients with choroidal and ciliary body melanoma.
PURPOSE Although malignant uveal melanoma disseminates predominantly hematogenously because of the absence of intraocular lymphatics, consensus about prognostic impact of microvascular density (MVD)Expand
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