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Predicting local control of choroidal melanomas following ¹⁰⁶Ru plaque brachytherapy.

Authors
  • Papageorgiou, K I
  • Cohen, V M L
  • Bunce, C
  • Kinsella, M
  • Hungerford, J L
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Ophthalmology
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2011
Volume
95
Issue
2
Pages
166–170
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1136/bjo.2009.176198
PMID: 20889528
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Tumours that are close to the fovea in young patients appear more likely to show local recurrence. Tumour height >5 mm was the only prognostic factor that determined lack of response. These results may be used to select which tumours require adjuvant therapy.

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