Clinical ophthalmic oncology : retinoblastoma [electronic resource]

  • Singh, Arun D. , Murphree, A. Linn , Damato, Bertill E.
  • Springer
  • 2015
Clinical ophthalmic oncology : retinoblastoma [electronic resource]


Written by internationally renowned experts, Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology provides practical guidance and advice on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of ocular cancers. The book supplies all of the state-of-the-art knowledge required in order to identify these cancers early and to treat them as effectively as possible. Using the information provided, readers will be able to provide effective patient care using the latest knowledge on all aspects of ophthalmic oncology, to verify diagnostic conclusions based on comparison with numerous full-color clinical photographs, and to locate required information quickly owing to the clinically focused and user-friendly format. In this volume, all aspects of the diagnosis, histopathology, genetics and treatment of retinoblastoma are discussed in detail.

Table of Content

1. Retinoblastoma. Evaluation and Diagnosis
2. Differential Diagnosis of Leukocoria
3. Retinoblastoma. Staging and Grouping
4. Retinoblastoma. Epidemiologic Aspects
5. Retinoblastoma. International Perspective
6. Retinoblastoma Tumorigenesis
7. Retinocytoma or Retinoma
8. Retinoblastoma. Genetic Counseling and Testing
9. Retinoblastoma. Treatment Options
10. Retinoblastoma. Focal Therapy – Laser Treatment, Cryotherapy, and Brachytherapy
11. Retinoblastoma. Intravenous Chemotherapy
12. Intra-ophthalmic Artery Chemotherapy for Retinoblastoma
13. Retinoblastoma. Intravitreal Chemotherapy
14. Teletherapy. Indications, Risks, and New Delivery Options
15. Retinoblastoma. Enucleation
16. Histopathologic Features and Prognostic Factors
17. Orbital Retinoblastoma
18. Retinoblastoma. Metastatic Disease
19. Non-ocular Tumors
20. Trilateral Retinoblastoma
21. Children’s Oncology Group (COG) Trials for Retinoblastoma