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Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology: Uveal Tumors by Bertil Damato, Arun D. Singh

By Bertil Damato, Arun D. Singh

Written by way of the world over well known specialists, scientific Ophthalmic Oncology offers sensible information and suggestion at the prognosis and administration of the full variety of ocular cancers. The booklet offers the entire cutting-edge wisdom required so that it will establish those cancers early and to regard them as successfully as attainable. utilizing the data supplied, readers could be capable of supply potent sufferer care utilizing the most recent wisdom on all elements of ophthalmic oncology, to make sure diagnostic conclusions in line with comparability with a variety of full-color medical images, and to find required info fast as a result of the clinically centred and straight forward structure. This quantity, committed exclusively to uveal tumors, explains a few of the diagnostic and biopsy ideas that could be used and describes the healing ideas of power worth for various kinds of tumor.

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Treatment ..................................................... Prognosis ...................................................... 7 Choroidal Nevus ......................................... Introduction .................................................. Terminology ................................................. Etiology and Pathology ................................ Clinical Features .......................................... Diagnostic Evaluation .................................. Differential Diagnosis ..................................

Ocular appearance 2 months postoperatively, when the visual acuity was 20/20 (d) (From Damato [6], with permission) b Laboratory Investigations 4 Miscellaneous Uveal Biopsy Techniques Fig. 60 d cells such as macrophages or erythrocytes) and the other is stained with MelanA to highlight the melanoma cells. The different techniques currently available for molecular genetic analyses in uveal melanoma are as described in Chap. 10. 6 Discussion Tumor biopsy requires surgical expertise as well as a highly skilled and well-equipped laboratory team so as to achieve high success rates without excessive iatrogenic morbidity.

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