[Double irradiation for macroscopic radioresistance or recurrence of melanomas of the posterior uvea: clinical, ballistic, therapeutic and prognostic aspects. Series of 19 cases among 462 patients].

@article{Grange1999DoubleIF,
  title={[Double irradiation for macroscopic radioresistance or recurrence of melanomas of the posterior uvea: clinical, ballistic, therapeutic and prognostic aspects. Series of 19 cases among 462 patients].},
  author={J. D. Grange and Nicolas Duquesne and F Roubeyrol and Dumitru D. Branisteanu and K Sandon and Jacque Fleury and J. P. Gerard and Pierre Chauvel and G Pinzaru and Bruno Jean-Louis and Bernard Bievelez},
  journal={Journal francais d'ophtalmologie},
  year={1999},
  volume={22 10},
  pages={1054-63}
}
We describe two comparative series of patients treated with double-dose betaraysbrachytherapy (106 Ruthenium) between 1983 and 1994, and double-dose proton beam therapy between 1991 and 1996. The indications for double-dose irradiation with the same radio-element corresponded to "macroscopically abnormal" situations: immediate and prolonged radioresistance… CONTINUE READING