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Exo-resection of Iris-ciliary Body Melanoma After Failed Brachytherapy. Intra & Postoperative Complications. Five Year Follow-up

We present the case of a 37-year-old male with an iris-ciliary body melanoma. 2 years after brachytherapy, the tumor started to grow and we decided to perform a partial lamellar sclerouvectomy plus iridectomy, followed by phacoemulsification without intraocular lens and 23 g vitrectomy for the consequent retinal detachment, leaving 5000 cs silicone oil. 7 months later, because of extreme photophobia with intense anxiety and despite...

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Partial Lamellar Scleral Resection in a Choroidal Melanoma with Extraocular Extension

A 60-year-old male presenting with large sized melanoma with extraocualr extension. Management included partial lamellar resection, with full thickness eye wall resection around the extra ocular extension and scleral graft. Postoperative recovery was smooth and patient received adjuvant transpupillary thermotherapy. Five year follow up was uneventful. Contact Details: Email: ihabsaad@hotmail.com Cell Phone:...

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Wide Angle Fundus Imaging and Fluorescein Angiography in Evaluation and Management of Retinal Pathologies and Intraocular Tumors

Introduction: Wide angle fundus photography using Retcam II is the state of the art technique in evaluating pediatric retinal diseases and tumor conditions. The introduction of ultra wide field 200Ëš fundus imaging and fluorescein angiography for adult fundus imaging is opening the window for diagnosis and management of many peripheral retinal conditions in retinal disorders and tumor conditions. Materials & Methods: Prospective...

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Intraoperative Detection of a Vasoproliferative Tumor During Phacovitrectomy

Purpose: To illustrate a personal approach to the accidental intraoperative finding of a very large (8mm max. diameter) Vasoproliferative Retinal Tumor (VPRT) during Phacovitrectomy for long-standing Coat’s disease. Background: VPRTs are benign, vascular masses located in the peripheral retina. Shields and Coworkers have classified them as idiopathic or secondary to congenital, inflammatory, vascular, traumatic, dystrophic or...

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Long-term Evolution of Combined Hamartoma of the Retina and the Retinal Pigment Epithelium: A Report of Two Cases

Miriam Garcia Fernandez_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015_3 Advantages: To report the long-term evolution in two cases of combined hamartoma of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium. Methods: A 46-year-old male and a 35-year-old female, diagnosed as having a combined hamartoma of the retina and retinal pigment epithelium, were observed for eleven and four years, respectively. The first one was treated with pars plana vitrectomy due to large...

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Uveal Melanoma: Accuracy of Diagnosis and Efficiency of the Referral Pathway

Amun Sachdev_SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2015 Purpose: To investigate the accuracy of diagnosis in patients referred with suspected uveal melanoma from a multispecialty ophthalmology department to a specialist ocular oncology centre and the efficiency of the referral pathway for these patients according to national standards. Methods: A retrospective study was performed on 68 patients who were referred for suspected uveal melanoma from the University...

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