content top

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...

Read More

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:...

Read More

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...

Read More

25G Endoresection of Choroidal Melanoma

This is a video of 25G endoresection of choroidal melanoma done in our centre (Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, New Delhi, India). Previously endoresection of choroidal melanoma was done using 20G pars plana ports. The first 25G endoresection in India was done by Prof Pradeep Venkatesh which is shown in this video. Contact Details: Email: nasiq.imtiaz@gmail.com Cell Phone:...

Read More

Technique of Transscleral Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Technique-of-Transscleral-Fine-Needle-Aspiration-Biopsy.flv Tara A. Young, Ben J. Glasgow Advantages: To demonstrate a technique of obtaining adequate sample material from choroidal lesions of unknown origin via a transscleral approach. Methods: After adequate scleral exposure is obtained and transillumination or indirect ophthalmoscopy is used to delineate the borders of the lesion, a 30-gauge...

Read More

Biopsy Technique for Cytogenetic Phenotyping of Posterior Choroidal Melanoma

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/Biopsy-Technique-for-Cytogenetic-Phenotyping-of-Posterior-Choroidal-Melanoma.flv Javier Elizalde, Bárbara Delás Advantages: As an alternative to fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) monitored by indirect ophthalmoscopy, we present a new method for obtaining a cytologic tumor sample using a surgical microscope and a 25G system at the time of plaque radiotherapy. Methods: Through a three-port 25G...

Read More
content top