SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD GLAUCOMA. CLINICAL CONSIDERATIONS AND TECHNIQUES

SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF CHILDHOOD GLAUCOMA. CLINICAL CONSIDERATIONS AND TECHNIQUES

Editorial:
SPRINGER
Año de edición:
Materia
Oftalmología
ISBN:
978-3-319-54002-3
Páginas:
192
N. de edición:
1
Idioma:
Inglés
Ilustraciones:
58
Disponibilidad:
Disponible en 2-3 semanas

Descuento:

-5%

Antes:

124,80 €

Despues:

118,56 €

This comprehensive guide thoroughly covers the characteristics and presentations of childhood glaucoma, as well as all surgical options for treatment. Surgical Management of Childhood Glaucoma: Clinical Considerations and Techniques addresses a variety of surgical methods, ranging from angle surgery with recent modifications to cyclodestruction, reviewing each option’s particular set of advantages and disadvantages, and features illustrations and instructional videos of these techniques. Later chapters consider best-practices to providing surgery in developing countries, surgical considerations for patients with corneal opacities and cataracts, and the impact of glaucoma upon quality of life of pediatric patients. Written by leaders in the field of ophthalmology, this book offers readers an exceptional resource on the evaluation and surgical management of childhood glaucoma.

Features
• Provides a practical and illustrative guide for ophthalmologists who perform these procedures
• Includes dozens of surgical videos and color illustrations and intraoperative pictures
• Includes surgical techniques from angle surgery to trabeculectomy, glaucoma drainage devices and cycloablation procedures
• Guides the reader step-by-step through the surgical procedures

Authors
• Alana L. Grajewski, MD. Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology. Director, Samuel & Ethel Balkan International Pediatric Glaucoma Center. Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. University of Miami Miller School of Medicine . Miami, Florida, USA
• Elena Bitrian, MD. Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology. Senior Associate Consultant. Department of Ophthalmology. Mayo Clinic. Rochester, Minnesota, USA
• Maria Papadopoulos, MBBS, FRCOphth. Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon. Glaucoma Service. Moorfields Eye Hospital. London, United Kingdom
• Sharon F. Freedman, MD. Professor of Ophthalmology. Department of Ophthalmology. Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service. Duke University Medical Center. Durham, North Carolina, USA