Plaque Placement for a Choroidal Melanoma

Plaque Placement for a Choroidal Melanoma

MUSC Health ophthalmologist George N. Magrath, M.D.,  narrates video footage showing the placement of a radioactive plaque to treat choroidal melanoma. Plaque brachytherapy, in which a gold disk or “plaque” studded with radioactive seeds is custom fit to the tumor and seated in the back of the eye, is a potentially vision-saving radiotherapy for patients with choroidal melanoma.


Published

January 24, 2017

Created by

The Medical University of South Carolina

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