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Local Failure after Episcleral Brachytherapy for Posterior Uveal Melanoma: Patterns, Risk Factors and Management.

Authors
  • Bellerive, Claudine1
  • Aziz, Hassan A1
  • Bena, James2
  • Wilkinson, Allan3
  • Suh, John H3
  • Plesec, Thomas4
  • Singh, Arun D5
  • 1 Department of Ophthalmic Oncology, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
  • 2 Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
  • 3 Department of Radiation Oncology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
  • 4 Department of Anatomic Pathology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
  • 5 Department of Ophthalmic Oncology, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Electronic address: [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of ophthalmology
Publication Date
Feb 02, 2017
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2017.01.024
PMID: 28163118
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

and Relevance: Local recurrences following brachytherapy are uncommon 5 year following episcleral brachytherapy. Follow-up intervals can be adjusted to reflect time to recurrence. Most of the eyes with recurrent tumor can be salvaged by conservative methods.

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