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January 1986

Intraocular Tumors: International Symposium Under the Auspices of the European Ophthalmological Society

Arch Ophthalmol. 1986;104(1):27-30. doi:10.1001/archopht.1986.01050130037013

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This book contains the proceedings of an international meeting on intraocular tumors sponsored jointly by the European Ophthalmological Society and the Ophthalmological Society of the German Democratic Republic held in East Germany in April 1982. The book comprises summaries of varying length and detail of 83 papers presented at the meeting.

The book is significant in the international composition of the contributors and in the introduction of the work of East Germans and Eastern Europeans, whose contributions are not ordinarily available to Englishspeaking ophthalmologists. The broad scope of topics covered within ocular oncology and the wealth of references assembled add to the book's value. The book also is distinctive in its genre in being unusually well illustrated, even to the point of having a modest number of color plates. However, as is unavoidable in a collection of unreferenced papers, the quality is extremely variable. Moreover, at this time, some of

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