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Published in Eye Care

Expert Opinion / Commentary · December 05, 2021

2021 Top Story in Eye Care: Retinoblastoma and Worldwide Disparities in Treatment

Written by
Aparna Ramasubramanian MD


Additional Info

  1. Fabian ID, Stacey AW, Foster A, et al. Travel burden and clinical presentation of retinoblastoma: analysis of 1024 patients from 43 African countries and 518 patients from 40 European countries. Br J Ophthalmol. 2021;105(10):1435-1443.
  2. Ramasubramanian A. Factors Other Than Travel Burden Impact the Clinical Presentation of Retinoblastoma in Africa. PracticeUpdate. December 21, 2020. Available at: https://www.practiceupdate.com/content/travel-burden-and-clinical-presentation-of-retinoblastoma-analysis-of-1024-patients-from-43-african-countries-and-518-patients-from-40-european-countries/110902/65/5/1. Accessed November 9, 2021.
  3. Fabian ID, Khetan V, Stacey AW, et al. Sex, gender, and retinoblastoma: analysis of 4351 patients from 153 countries. Eye (Lond). 2021 Jul 16. doi: 10.1038/s41433-021-01675-y. Online ahead of print.
  4. Ramasubramanian A. Sex, Gender, and Retinoblastoma. PracticeUpdate. July 31, 2021. Available at: https://www.practiceupdate.com/content/sex-gender-and-retinoblastoma-analysis-of-4351-patientsfrom-153-countries/121202/65/5/1. Accessed October 13, 2021.
  5. Ramasubramanian A. Multidisciplinary Management of Retinoblastoma: Approach to Treatment. PracticeUpdate. June 14, 2021. Available at: https://www.practiceupdate.com/content/multidisciplinary-management-of-retinoblastomaapproach-to-treatment/117755/65/5/3. Accessed October 13, 2021.
  6. Bansal R, Aishwarya A, Rao R, et al. Impact of COVID-19 nationwide lockdown on retinoblastoma treatment and outcome: A study of 476 eyes of 326 children. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2021 Oct;69(10):2617-2624.

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