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Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology

Uveal Tumors

Damato, Bertil E., Singh, Arun D. (Eds.)

Original published by Saunders, Philadelphia, 2007

2nd ed. 2014, X, 382 p. 225 illus., 202 illus. in color.

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  • Practical guidance on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of ocular cancers
  • Numerous full-color photographs and illustrations that will facilitate diagnosis Detailed coverage of all management options
  • Written by internationally renowned experts

Written by internationally renowned experts, Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology provides practical guidance and advice on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of ocular cancers. The book supplies all of the state-of-the-art knowledge required in order to identify these cancers early and to treat them as effectively as possible. Using the information provided, readers will be able to:

  • Provide effective patient care using the latest knowledge on all aspects of ophthalmic oncology.
  • Verify diagnostic conclusions based on comparison with numerous full-color clinical photographs from the authors' private collections, histopathologic microphotographs, imaging studies, and crisp illustrations.
  • Locate required information quickly owing to the clinically focused and user-friendly format.

This volume, devoted solely to uveal tumors, explains the various diagnostic and biopsy techniques that may be used and describes the therapeutic options of potential value for different types of tumor.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Cancer Staging - Complications - Immunology - Targeted Therapy - Tumor Associated Diseases

Related subjects » Oncology & Hematology - Ophthalmology

Table of contents 

Examination Techniques.- Classification.- Diagnostic Techniques: Angiography.- Diagnostic Techniques: OCT.- Diagnostic Techniques: USG.- FNAB.- Other Biopsy Techniques.- Benign Melanocytic Tumors.- Uveal Melanoma: Epidemiologic Aspects.- Clinical Features.- Differential Diagnosis.- Histopathologic Features.- Molecular Pathology.- Iris Melanoma: Management Options.- Cilio Choroidal Melanoma: Management Options.- Thermotherapy.- Brachytherapy.- Proton Beam Radiotherapy.- Stereotactic Radiotherapy.- Resection Techniques.- COMS Results.- Prognostic Factors.- Prognostication Techniques.- Mortality.- Metastasis.- Uveal Vascular Tumors.- Uveal Neural Tumors.- Uveal Osseous Tumors.- Uveal Myogenic, Fibrous and Histiocytic Tumors.- Uveal Lymphoproliferative Tumors.- Uveal Metastatic Tumors.- Intraocular Manifestations of Hematopoeitic Disorders.

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