Effect of hyperthermia on experimental choroidal melanoma.


Thirty-five rabbit eyes were implanted subchoroidally with Greene's hamster melanoma. When the tumours reached a base diameter of 5 mm, they were treated with ultrasonically induced hyperthermia with a range of temperatures and exposure durations (43-67 degrees C and 75 s to 60 min). Of the 23 treated eyes examined two months after treatment eight showed… (More)

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