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Ed. by Aparna Ramasubramanian and Carol L Shields.

Jaypee Bros.


291 pages




For pediatric ophthalmologists and oncologists, Ramasubramanian (ophthalmology, Indiana U.) and Shields (ophthalmology, Thomas Jefferson U.) bring together an international group of ophthalmologists, oncologists, and other medical specialists for 36 chapters on retinoblastoma and its epidemiology, pathogenesis, and genetics; clinical features, staging, and diagnosis, including differential diagnosis and imaging; chemotherapy; radiation therapy; advanced retinoblastoma and the systemic perspective; pathology; and supportive care, including visual rehabilitation, ocular prosthesis, screening and genetic counseling, prenatal genetics and imaging, and psychosocial aspects. Many color photos are included.

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Date:Oct 1, 2012
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