[Endoresection of large uveal melanomas after pretreatment by single-dose stereotactic convergence irradiation with the leksell gamma knife--first experience on 46 cases].

@article{Schilling2006EndoresectionOL,
  title={[Endoresection of large uveal melanomas after pretreatment by single-dose stereotactic convergence irradiation with the leksell gamma knife--first experience on 46 cases].},
  author={Harald Schilling and Norbert Bornfeld and S. Talies and Gerasimos Anastassiou and Andreas O. Schueler and Gerhard Alfons Horstmann and Bernhard Jurklies},
  journal={Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde},
  year={2006},
  volume={223 6},
  pages={513-20}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this non-comparative, consecutive case series is to evaluate the short-term results after endoresection of large uveal melanomas in combination with pretreatment with stereotactic gamma knife radiosurgery. METHODS Between March 2000 and November 2002, forty-six patients with large uveal melanomas underwent stereotactic radiosurgery followed by endoresection of the tumour via a standard three-port vitrectomy including laser photocoagulation and silicone oil tamponade. The… CONTINUE READING