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SuperSelective Chemotherapy Prevents Enucleation

Posted By Dr. Ari Weitzner On August 23, 2010 @ 9:45 pm In Cancer,Pediatrics | Comments Disabled

Administering chemotherapy by cannulating the ophthalmic artery in patients with retinoblastoma was very effective in resolving these tumors in children and prevented enucleation in 27/28 cases. No complications! The procedure was safely repeated up to six times. The cannulation was performed under fluoroscopic control, and this method avoids all the side effects of chemo.


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