July 1975
Volume 14, Issue 7
Free
Articles  |   July 1975
Proton irradiation of simulated ocular tumors.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science July 1975, Vol.14, 547-555. doi:
  • Views
  • PDF
  • Share
  • Tools
    • Alerts
      ×
      This feature is available to authenticated users only.
      Sign In or Create an Account ×
    • Get Citation

      I J Constable, A M Koehler, R A Schmidt; Proton irradiation of simulated ocular tumors.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1975;14(7):547-555.

      Download citation file:


      © ARVO (1962-2015); The Authors (2016-present)

      ×
  • Supplements
Abstract

Silicone sponges were sutured to the sclera of owl monkeys to create an indentation which would simulate a tumor of the posterior segment of the eye. A tantalum clip inserted in the silicone sponge served as a marker for radiographic localization of the simulated tumors. The acute lesions obtained on the retina and choroid after moderately high doses of proton irradiation suggest that this method of aiming the proton beam will be adquate for human clinical trials.

×
×

This PDF is available to Subscribers Only

Sign in or purchase a subscription to access this content. ×

You must be signed into an individual account to use this feature.

×