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38th Meeting: Crete, Oct 2010

 

 

The Autumn 2010 meeting of the OOG was held as part of EVER at the Creta Maris Convention Centre near Heraklion, Crete, between the 6th and 9th October 2010.Extracts from the Programme Book are shown below.

 

Please click HERE for the minutes of the Business meeting, written by the Hon. Secretary, Dr Sarah Coupland.

 

Photo Album

Dr Ranaa Aljamal has very kindly created a photo album. Please visit it and enjoy the photographs. The password is ever2010. Enjoy. Dr Aljamal is working in Helsinki and has just become a Full Member of the OOG.

 

(rf = Rapid fire presentation)

 

 

Diagnosis of ophthalmic tumours

Moderators for this session Laurence DESJARDINS, Bertil DAMATO

This session will take place on Wednesday 6 October 2010 from 12:00 till 14:15 in room Danae.
 
12:00 20' 1251     Diagnosis of adult ophthalmic tumours: role of clinical history, symptoms and signs KIVELÄ T
12:20 20' 1252     Diagnostic tools for adult intraocular tumours ZOGRAFOS L
12:40 20' 1253     Technique and role of biopsies in intraocular tumours DAMATO BE, COUPLAND SE
13:00 15'       Break
13:15 20' 1254     Diagnostic techniques for adnexal tumours SEREGARD S
13:35 20' 1255     Diagnosis of retinoblastoma DESJARDINS L, GAUTHIERS-VILLARS M
13:55 20' 1256     Diagnosis of phakomatosis BECHRAKIS NE

 

Free papers 1

Moderators for this session
Bertil DAMATO, Martine J JAGER
 
This session will take place on Friday 8 October 2010 from 11:00 till 12:30 in room Athena.
 
 
11:00 12' 3261     Sex differences in uveal melanoma DAMATO BE, COUPLAND SE
11:12 12' 3262     Regression of tumour cross-sectional area after brachytherapy for uveal melanoma: relationship between tumour height, status of Bruch’s membrane, isotope and prescription dose MAMUNUR RASHID M, KIVELÄ T
11:24 12' 3263     Serum proteomics in uveal melanoma ANGI M, DAMATO BE, COUPLAND SE
11:36 12' 3264     The 7th edition of TNM predicts survival of patients with ciliochoroidal melanoma KUJALA E, DAMATO BE, COUPLAND SE, DESJARDINS L, BECHRAKIS NE, GRANGE JD, HARBOUR W, KIVELÄ T
11:48 12' 3265     Photodynamic therapy for selected, symptomatic choroidal metastases PARROZZANI R, PILOTTO E, DARIO A, MIDENA E
12:00 12' 3266     Time course of diagnosis and treatment of uveal melanomas in a intraocular tumors unit VICENTE TIERNO N, SAORNIL MA, GARCIA-ALVAREZ C, ALMARAZ A, GIRALDO A, LOPEZ-LARA F, DE FRUTOS J
12:12 6' 3267   rf Bilateral choroidal melanoma a patient with bilateral melanocytosis SALA-PUIGDOLLERS A, GARCIA-ALVAREZ C, CARRENO E, PORTERO A, SAORNIL MA, LOPEZ-LARA F, FRUTOS-BARAJA J, DIEZHANDINO P
12:18 6' 3268   rf Giant orbital retinoblastoma: a case report HADJISTILIANOU T, DE FRANCESCO S, BORRI M, MENICACCI F, GALLUZZI P, TOTI P, MENICACCI FL

 

Angiogenesis and uveal melanoma

Session type
Special Interest Symposium
 
Moderators for this session
Martine J JAGER, Jean Daniel GRANGE
 
This session will take place on Friday 8 October 2010 from 13:45 till 15:15 in room Athena.
 
 
13:45 18' 3361     History of development of VEGF inhibitors GRAGOUDAS E
14:03 18' 3362     VEGF in uveal melanoma BECHRAKIS NE
14:21 18' 3363     VEGF in aqueous humor of eyes with uveal melanoma CAUJOLLE JP, FRETON A, GREPIN R, CHAMOREY E, PAGES G, GASTAUD P
14:39 18' 3364     Cytokines in enucleated eyes JAGER MJ, LY LV, VAN BEELEN E, BRONKHORST IHG, VERSLUIS M, TAYLOR AW, LUYTEN GPM
14:57 18' 3365     Imaging of choroidal vessels ZOGRAFOS L

 

Free papers 2

 

Moderators for this session
Tero KIVELÄ, Steffen HEEGAARD
 
This session will take place on Saturday 9 October 2010 from 08:15 till 09:45 in room Athena.
 
 
08:15 12' 4161     Bevacizumab induces intraocular tumour growth in mice: an intriguing paradox VERSLUIS M, EL FILALI M, LY LV, LUYTEN GPM, VAN DER VELDEN PA, JAGER MJ
08:27 12' 4162     Epistaxis or epiphora as sign for extension of a conjunctival melanoma: a series of six patients with nasolacrimal recurrence MISSOTTEN GS, GAMBRELLE J, DE KEIZER RJW
08:39 12' 4163     Prediction of metastasis of primary uveal melanoma by the insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor ALJAMAL R, KIVELÄ T
08:51 12' 4164     Trop 1 gene is overexpressed in pterygia CALIENNO R, CURCIO C, LANZINI M, LA SORDA R, PIANTELLI M, COLASANTE M, NUBILE M
09:03 12' 4165     Malignant lymphoma of the lacrimal gland in Denmark RASMUSSEN P, PRAUSE JU, RALFKIAER E, SJÖ LD, HEEGAARD S
09:15 12' 4166     Ocular adnexal lymphoma and Helicobacter pylori gastric infection DECAUDIN D, FERRONI A, VINCENT-SALOMON A, VALIDIRE P, DE CREMOUX P, VALIDIRE P, PLANCHER C, ASSELAIN B, GIRODET J, MAL F, BROUSSE N, DENDALE R, LUMBROSO-LE ROUIC L, HERMINE O, LECUIT M
09:27 6' 4167   rf Two cases of mantle cell lymphoma BRISCOE D, KIDRON D, ALMALACH I
09:33 6' 4168   rf Orbital schwannomas in Pakistan KIANI SA

 

Keynote lecture

 

Moderator for this session
Stefan SEREGARD
 
This session will take place on Saturday 9 October 2010 from 10:00 till 10:45 in room Minos.
 
 
10:00 10'       Introduction by Tero Kivelä
10:10 30'       Uveal melanoma: neither fish nor fowl? SEREGARD S
10:40 5'       Award of the EVER certificate of honour

 

Uveal melanoma

 

Moderators for this session
Laurence DESJARDINS, Edoardo MIDENA
 
This session will take place on Saturday 9 October 2010 from 11:00 till 12:30 in room Athena.
 
 
11:00 10' 4261     FNA biopsies for genomic analysis and adjuvant therapy for uveal melanoma DESJARDINS L, LUMBROSO-LE ROUIC L, LEVY-GABRIEL C, CASSOUX N, COUTURIER J, ASSELAIN B, PIPERNO-NEUMANN S, SASTRE X
11:10 10' 4262     MLPA of choroidal melanoma DAMATO BE, DOPIERALA J, COUPLAND SE
11:20 10' 4263     Observation in choroidal melanomas GARCIA-ALVAREZ C, SAORNIL MA, ALMARAZ GOMEZ A, LOPEZ LARA F, FRUTOS BARAJA J, DIEZHANDINO P
11:30 10' 4264     Regression of choroidal melanoma after primary chemotherapy BECHRAKIS NE, WILLERDING G, SCHMITTEL A, KEILHOLZ U
11:40 10' 4265     Inhibitory isoforms of VEGF in uveal melanoma COUPLAND SE
11:50 10' 4266     Efficacy of sunitinib in the treatment of metastatic uveal melanoma JMOR F, COUPLAND SE, DAMATO BE, KALIRAI H
12:00 10' 4267     Diagnosis and management of iris melanomas: a clinical follow-up study of 12 years RAZZAQ L, KEUNEN J, LUYTEN GPM, DE KEIZER RJW
12:10 10' 4268     Metadifferentiation of iris nevi after iridectomy: a clinicopathological small case series. SCHALENBOURG A, ROBERTI P, ZOGRAFOS L

 

Retinoblastoma, lymphoma and other ocular tumours

 

Moderators for this session
Theodora HADJISTILIANOU, Daniel BRISCOE
 
This session will take place on Saturday 9 October 2010 from 13:45 till 15:15 in room Athena.
 
 
13:45 10' 4361     Management of orbital tumours with adjuvant iodine brachytherapy using "inverted" plaques KIVELÄ T
13:55 10' 4362     Iodine-125 orbital irradiation : improvement of cosmetic results for patients needing postenucleation irradiation LEVY-GABRIEL C, DENDALE R
14:05 10' 4363     Cytostatic and cytotoxic effects of 5-fluorouracil on human corneal epithelial cells and keratocytes MIDENA E, LAZZARINI D, PARROZZANI R, VIOLATO D, FREGONA I
14:15 10' 4364     Direct intra-arterial (ophthalmic artery) chemotherapy with melphalan for advanced intraocular retinoblastoma: the Italian experience HADJISTILIANOU T, DE FRANCESCO S, VENTURI C, BRACCO S, GALLUZZI P, CAINI M, DAMBROSIO A
14:25 10' 4365     The role of transpupillary thermotherapy in combined treatment of retinoblastoma SAAKYAN SV
14:35 10' 4366     Treatment of choroidal neovascularization associated with choroidal nevus PILOTTO E, PARROZZANI R, MIDENA E
14:45 10' 4367     Intravitreal injection of anti-VEGF and diagnosis of primary intraocular-central nervous system lymphoma GAMBRELLE J, MISSOTTEN GS, DELHOUM S, DESJARDINS L, COCHENER B
14:55 10' 4368     Hypermethylation of tumour suppressor genes in ocular adnexal lymphoma MA H, LAKE SL, LO A, WONG D, DAMATO BE, COUPLAND SE

 

Poster session

Time and place of session This session will take place on Saturday 9 October 2010 from 15:20 till 16:30 in all rooms.

PO > 453-480, Jan Ulrik PRAUSE - Rob DE KEIZER

453   rf Bilateral choroidal melanoma a patient with bilateral melanocytosis SALA-PUIGDOLLERS A, GARCIA-ALVAREZ C, CARRENO E, PORTERO A, SAORNIL MA, LOPEZ-LARA F, FRUTOS-BARAJA J, DIEZHANDINO P
454   rf Giant orbital retinoblastoma: a case report HADJISTILIANOU T, DE FRANCESCO S, BORRI M, MENICACCI F, GALLUZZI P, TOTI P, MENICACCI FL
455   rf Two cases of mantle cell lymphoma BRISCOE D, KIDRON D, ALMALACH I
456   rf Orbital schwannomas in Pakistan KIANI SA
457     The first experience of an optical coheren?e tomography in diagnostics of the primary and residual retinoblastoma SAAKYAN SV
458     13qdel syndrome and corpus callosum agenesis in two identical twins DE FRANCESCO S, RENIERI A, DEL LONGO A, PIOZZI E, BRACCO S, VENTURI C, MENICACCI C, MUNIER F, HADJISTILIANOU T
459     Proteomics in retinoblastoma: preliminary approach LEONCINI R, GIGLIONI S, MICHELI L, BROGI E, HADJISTILIANOU T, DE FRANCESCO S, MENICACCI F, VANNONI D
460     Direct intra-arterial (ophthalmic artery) chemotherapy with melphalan for advanced intraocular retinoblastoma: photo essay HADJISTILIANOU T, DE FRANCESCO S, VENTURI C, BRACCO S, DAMBROSIO A, FRUSCHELLI M
461     Value of 18FDG PET scan in staging of ocular adnexal lymphomas: a large single-center experience DECAUDIN D, ZANNI M, MOULIN-ROMSEE G, VALIDIRE P, BéNAMOR M, PLANCHER C, LUMBROSO-LE ROUIC L, DENDALE R, VINCENT-SALOMON A, ASSELAIN B, SERVOIS V
462     Diffuse large B-cell primary intraocular lymphoma diagnosed on a retinal biopsy. A case report RANTY ML, QUINTYN JC, BASSET C, OLLE P, COUZINET A, COURTADE M, DELISLE MB
463     Intraocular lymphoma: a retrospective review of 19 cases LAM ZCM, CHEE SP
464     A child with bilateral proptosis: a sign of acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)? SWINNEN S, UYTTEBROECK A, BOECKX N, CASTEELS I
465     3-dimensional (3D) MRI magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in the evaluation of adnexal lymphoma MALYSKO K, RUTKAUSKAITE D, PETROSKA D, ASOKLIS R
466     IgG4 in orbital Wegener's IRION L, BONSHEK RE, DHARMASENA A, AJIT R, CANNON P, ATAULLAH S
467     Not all conjunctival brown nodules are melanomas CARRENO E, VALVERDE C, PORTERO A, GARCIA-ALVAREZ C, SAORNIL MA
468     A conjunctival mass in a patient with ocular leishmaniasis and HIV: a case report DE KEIZER RJW, GRASDORFF S, DE GROOT V
469     Iridium treatment for conjunctival melanoma of the fornix MISSOTTEN GS, VANDELANOTTE S, VAN GINDERDEUREN R, VAN LIMBERGEN E, SPILEERS W
470     Choroidal metastasis as presentation of breast carcinoma treated with systemic bevacizumab GARCIA-ALVAREZ C, SOTO DE PRADO D, SAORNIL MA, LOPEZ-LARA F, LOPEZ MI, PORTERO A
471     MLPA of bilateral diffuse uveal melanocytic proliferation JMOR F, DOPIERALA J, COUPLAND SE, DAMATO BE
472     A novel association of Cowden syndrome and combined hamartoma of retina and retinal pigment epithelium DE ZAEYTIJD J, BANO G, HODGSON S, WILSON P, PAL B, EGAN C
473     MFGE8 expression in uveal melanoma MOULIN AP, CARRASCOSA C, PAULILLO SARA, ZOGRAFOS L, MARIOTTI A
474     Pilot study of adjuvant immuno-chemotherapy for high risk uveal melanoma MAZZINI C
475     Multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification analysis of uveal melanoma with extraocular extension demonstrates heterogeneity of gross chromosomal abnormalities COUPLAND SE, DOPIERALA J, TAKTAK AFG, DAMATO BE, LAKE SL
476     Frequent gene copy number changes and BRAF V600E gene mutation in conjunctival melanoma JMOR F, LAKE SL, TAKTAK AFG, DAMATO BE, COUPLAND SE
477     Receptors for luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LH-RH) in human uveal melanoma as potential molecular targets for cancer therapy STEIBER Z, TRESZL A, ROZSA B, BERTA A, HALMOS G
478     Achromic choroidal melanoma in a 9 year-old boy DE FRANCESCO S, GALLUZZI P, TOTI P, HADJISTILIANOU T
479     Preclinical antitumor assessment of bendamustine in human primary uveal melanoma xenografts DESJARDINS L, NEMATI F, PIPERNO-NEUMANN S, KARBOUL N, SASTRE-GARAU X, BERNIARD A, MARIANI P, DECAUDIN D
480     Expression of cytokines in aqueous humor of patients with uveal melanoma (UM) LEE CS, BAE JH, LEE KS, LEE SC

 

 

OOG rapid fire and business meeting

RAPID FIRE (3 min presentation; 2 min discussion)
1. Orbital melanoma associated with naevus of ota - COHEN V
2. Unusual conjunctival tumour in a 37-year-old female - KENAWY N
3. Late recurrence of choroidal haemangioma following initially successful treatment with photodynamic therapy - HEIMANN H
4. Orbital tumour at a 26-year-old lady: clinical presentation and diagnostic dilemmas - ZACHAROPOULOS I


AUTUMN MEETING 2010 – BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA

1. Financial report – COUPLAND S (on behalf of F Mouriaux)

2. OOG Website update – DAMATO B

3. Nominations for membership to OOG

4. Proposed studies:
a. Conjunctival melanoma and pre-invasive studies – DAMATO B
b. TORR update – JAGER M
(TORR trial: Treatment of radiation retinopathy, comparing no treatment with Lucentis and Kenalog - KOUCH-EL FILALI M, LUYTEN GPM, JAGER MJ
c. Tero Kivelä – Smallest uveal melanomas: a collaborative project - KIVELÄ T
d. Others

5. Details of next OOG Spring Meeting (Copenhagen, April 15-17th, 2011)

6. Any Other Business (AOB)

7. Closure of Business Meeting
 
 
Session type
Joint Meeting
 
Moderator for this session
Sarah COUPLAND
 
Time and place of session
This session will take place on Saturday 9 October 2010 from 18:00 till 19:30 in room Athena.