Evaluation of high-risk features of primary enucleation of patients with retinoblastoma in a tertiary center of a developing country in the era of intra-arterial chemotherapy


Dikkaya F., Sarici A. M. , Erbek F., Celkan T., Mangan M. S. , Aydin O., ...More

International Ophthalmology, vol.38, no.1, pp.151-156, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10792-016-0436-8
  • Title of Journal : International Ophthalmology
  • Page Numbers: pp.151-156

Abstract

Purpose To evaluate the frequency of high-risk histopathologic factors in Turkish children enucleated for retinoblastoma and to analyze the association between growth pattern, rosetta formation, tumor thickness, presence of necrosis, calcification, neovascularization, rate of mitosis, and high-risk histopathologic factors.