Efficacy of cryotherapy in retinoblastoma
CITATION: Molteno A. C. B. 1976. Efficacy of cryotherapy in retinoblastoma. South African Medical Journal, 50(28):1089-1092.
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Five cases of retinoblastoma treated by freezing are reported. From these cases it appears that a single freeze thaw cycle will destroy all tumor and that with suitable instruments it is possible to destroy tumors involving up to 30% of the volume of the globe without causing blindness.