Survival after primary enucleation for choroidal melanoma: changes induced by the introduction of conservative therapies

@article{Gambrelle2006SurvivalAP,
  title={Survival after primary enucleation for choroidal melanoma: changes induced by the introduction of conservative therapies},
  author={Joel Gambrelle and Jean Daniel Grange and M. Devouassoux Shisheboran and Michel Rivoire and Loris G. Baggetto and Bruno Jean-Louis and Jacques Fleury and Laurent Kodjikian},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={2006},
  volume={245},
  pages={657-663}
}
Most uveal melanomas are currently treated by eye-preserving radiotherapies. However, for melanomas of the largest size or with initial complications, enucleation remains the reference treatment. Enucleation is called primary when it is proposed as the only local treatment option for a melanoma. There is very little literature on the use of primary enucleation after the introduction of conservative treatments. Our main goal was to evaluate the survival of melanoma patients treated by primary… CONTINUE READING
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