Plaque Radiotherapy

A type of radiation therapy used to treat eye tumors. A thin piece of metal (usually gold) with radioactive seeds placed on one side is sewn onto the… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE To report the results of chemoreduction and focal therapy for retinoblastoma with determination of factors predictive of… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE To evaluate tumor control and treatment complications following plaque radiotherapy combined with transpupillary… (More)
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2000
2000
OBJECTIVE To identify clinical predictive factors for visual outcome in a large series of patients who underwent plaque… (More)
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1999
1999
PURPOSE To determine the outcome of plaque radiotherapy in the treatment of macular choroidal melanoma and to identify the risk… (More)
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1999
1999
BACKGROUND There are several options for management of ciliary body melanoma, including plaque radiotherapy, charged particle… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The management of uveal metastasis is focused on both the patient's systemic condition and the ocular condition. If there is… (More)
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1992
1992
PURPOSE A dosimetry study comparing the use of I-125 vs. Pd-103 radioactive seeds for ophthalmic plaque brachytherapy. METHODS… (More)
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1991
1991
We compared the ocular radiation distribution of palladium 103 (103Pd) vs iodine 125 (125I) ophthalmic plaques sewn to 12 human… (More)
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1990
1990
We compared the survival of 302 patients with a primary choroidal or ciliary body melanoma treated by cobalt-60 plaque… (More)
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1984
1984
A method has been devised for evaluating the rate and extent of regression of the first 100 consecutive patients with a posterior… (More)
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