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Treatment of Intractable Hypotony and Atrophic Eyes

ABSTRACT Objective: To explore the effects of various procedures in the treatment of intractable hypotony and atrophic eyes. Methods: According to the cause and the signs (esp. the IOP and the axial length) of the eyes, the following procedures were performed (alone or combined): injection of large amount of viscoelastics, trabecular meshwork photocoagulation (TMP), vitrectomy combined with photocoagulation of exposed retinal pigment...

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Surgical Endoresection with Adjuvant Ruthenium 106-plaque Radiotherapy for Large Choroidal Melanoma

ABSTRACT Purpose: To report the outcomes of surgical endoresection with adjuvant radiotherapy as the primary treatment for large choroidal melanoma. Materials & Methods: Retrospective review of patients treated with 23g Pars plana vitrectomy, surgical endoresection, silicone oil tamponade, and adjuvant Ruthenium106-plaque radiotherapy. Patients a with a minimum 6-month follow-up were included into the analysis. Results: Between May 2014...

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25 Gauge Transretinal Biopsy of Choroidal Melanoma Without Vitrectomy and Tamponade

ABSTRACT Purpose: To report the outcomes of transretinal choroidal biopsy in choroidal melanoma without vitrectomy and tamponade. Material & Methods: Retrospective review of patients with choroidal melanoma treated with primary proton beam radiotherapy between 2011 and 2016 and who underwent a prognostic 25g transretinal biopsy without vitrectomy and tamponade. The main outcomes and measures were number of rhegmatogenous retinal...

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