Selective Ophthalmic Artery Infusion Chemotherapy for Advanced Intraocular Retinoblastoma: CCHMC Early Experience.

Abstract

Selective ophthalmic artery infusion chemotherapy (SOAIC) is increasingly used to treat retinoblastoma. We report the toxicities and outcome of 19 eyes in 17 patients with retinoblastoma receiving SOAIC treatment between 2008 and 2013. From the 87 treatments, mild local reactions were common. Myelosuppression was more common after triple-agent SOAIC (melphalan, carboplatin, and topotecan) than single-agent melphalan. Ocular salvage was achieved in 11 of 19 eyes and associated with triple-agent therapy. SOAIC is a effective therapy for some retinoblastoma with manageable toxicity; however, systemic toxicity increases with increasing therapeutic intensity of SOAIC.

DOI: 10.1097/MPH.0000000000000471

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@article{Michaels2016SelectiveOA, title={Selective Ophthalmic Artery Infusion Chemotherapy for Advanced Intraocular Retinoblastoma: CCHMC Early Experience.}, author={Samantha T Michaels and Todd Anthony Abruzzo and James Jay Augsburger and Z{\'e}lia Maria da Silva Corr{\^e}a and Adam Lane and James I. Geller}, journal={Journal of pediatric hematology/oncology}, year={2016}, volume={38 1}, pages={65-9} }