Ihab Saad Othman, Egypt

Purpose:
To determine the patterns of presentation, staging, management and globe salvage in children with retinoblastoma and changing patterns of management in the Middle East and Egypt.

Methods:
Retrospective chart review and data collection from neighboring countries.

Results:
A clear transition to modern therapeutic techniques have been shown to be effective in better tumor control and ocular salvage. Advanced cases with extra ocular extension are less seen. Advanced therapeutic techniques are cautiously monitored.

Conclusion:
Egypt and Middle East countries are succeeding adopting specialized state of the art centers in management of retinoblastoma.

Contact Details:

Ihab Saad Othman
Cairo University
Cairo
Egypt
Cell Phone : + (20)100 1768768
Work Phone : +(20) 2 3762 7771
Email : ihabsaad@hotmail.com