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Strontium-90 plesiotherapy is a form of very superficial radiotherapy that is most commonly used as part of the management of ocular and periocular squamous cell carcinomas in the horse. Although it can be an extremely effective treatment, with the ability to deliver very high doses of radiation to ...

Author(s)
Hollis, A. R.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2019, 31, 3, pp 134-136
Abstract

This case report describes the diagnosis and treatment of an aryepiglottic tumour in a 19-year-old Paint gelding. Diagnostic work-up included physical examination, endoscopic evaluation of the upper airway, and histopathology of the mass following removal. Treatment consisted of surgical excision...

Author(s)
Pezzanite, L. M.; Leary, D. M.; LaRue, S. M.; Hackett, E. S.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Education, 2019, 31, 3, pp 130-133
Abstract

Purpose: To report three cases of canine corneal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) treated with strontium 90 beta radiation as an adjunct to surgical excision. Methods: Corneal SCC was excised with lamellar keratectomy. This was followed by local application of strontium 90 beta radiation. Results:...

Author(s)
Nevile, J. C.; Hurn, S. D.; Turner, A. G.; McCowan, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Ophthalmology, 2015, 18, 3, pp 254-260