Retinoblastoma- diagnosis, classification and management.- Genetics of retinoblastoma and how it helps patients and families.- Changing trends in retinoblastoma treatment and what is in hold for the future.- Imaging modalities for intraocular tumors.- Choroidal melanoma- diagnosis, classification and management.- Genetics of choroidal melanoma.- Pathology of intraocular tumors.- Von Hippel Lindau disease- all one should know.- Primary vitreoretinal lymphoma- diagnosis and treatment.- Choroidal hemangioma and its management.- Choroidal metastasis- things one must know.- Other tumors- medulloepithelioma, astrocytoma, etc.- Various syndromes with benign tumors inside the eye.
This book aims to cover all aspects of intraocular tumors. The chapters explain diagnosis and treatment plan in detail with the aid of step-by-step descriptions in the form of flow charts. An additional chapter covers imaging modalities that help in diagnosing these conditions. The book is written by subject experts from all over the world. The book includes latest treatment protocols and changing trends in management of ocular tumors. Chapter with special focus on genetics is included to help clinicians understand the condition better.
Dr. Vikas Khetan is a specialist in vitreoretina, ocular oncology and ocular genetics. He is an alumnus of Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, Hospital for SickKids, Toronto and Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia.
He is a well published author with articles in both national and international journals and has contributed chapters in many books. He is a well-known speaker at various conferences and a reviewer for many journals. He is currently the section editor of Ocular Genetics for Indian Journal of Ophthalmology and is also a section editor for Nepalese Journal of Ophthalmology.
He is the recipient of many awards including the prestigious JM Pahwa award at VRSI meeting, IJO Gold award for paper published in IJO for the year 2012, and IJO best reviewer award. He is also the recipient of many travel grants for various meetings like APAO, APVRS etc.
Last year he received the P Siva Reddy International award at the AIOS meeting. He also received SAO (SAARC Academy of Ophthalmology) excellence award at the SAO meeting in Kathmandu last year.
He has received Honorary FRCS Edinburgh for his achievements.