Eye Sequelae Following External Irradiation

  • M. Hempel
  • W. Hinkelbein
Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 130)


The first studies of the effects of ionizing radiation on the eye were by Chalupecky in 1897. Since then many studies have been published but nevertheless not all the risks to the eyes of radiotherapy are known in detail.


Optic Nerve Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Cranial Irradiation Cranial Prophylactic Irradiation Radiation Retinopathy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Hempel
    • 1
  • W. Hinkelbein
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiotherapyUniversity HospitalFreiburgFed. Rep. of Germany

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