The American Brachytherapy Society recommendations for brachytherapy of uveal melanomas.

@article{Nag2003TheAB,
  title={The American Brachytherapy Society recommendations for brachytherapy of uveal melanomas.},
  author={Subir Nag and J M Quivey and John S. Earle and David S. Followill and James Fontanesi and Paul T. Finger},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2003},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={544-55}
}
PURPOSE This article presents the American Brachytherapy Society (ABS) guidelines for the use of brachytherapy for patients with choroidal melanomas. METHODS Members of the ABS with expertise in choroidal melanoma formulated brachytherapy guidelines based upon their clinical experience and a review of the literature. The Board of Directors of the ABS approved the final report. RESULTS Episcleral plaque brachytherapy is a complex procedure and should only be undertaken in specialized medical… CONTINUE READING

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