Ultrasonically induced hyperthermia for adjunctive treatment of intraocular malignant melanoma.

@article{Coleman1997UltrasonicallyIH,
  title={Ultrasonically induced hyperthermia for adjunctive treatment of intraocular malignant melanoma.},
  author={D. Jackson Coleman and Ronald H. Silverman and Roxana Ursea and Mark J. Rondeau and Frederic L. Lizzi},
  journal={Retina},
  year={1997},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          109-17
        }
}
PURPOSE This report describes results of a prospective pilot trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of hyperthermia as an adjunct to enucleation or brachytherapy in the treatment of patients with intraocular malignant melanoma. METHODS Twenty-five patients with intraocular malignant melanomas were treated with ultrasonically induced hyperthermia. In 14 patients, hyperthermia was administered before enucleation (median follow-up period, 44 months), and in 11 patients, hyperthermia was used… CONTINUE READING