Glaucoma, (Essentials in ophthalmology), Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006
Essentials in Ophthalmology Series

Coordinators: Grehn Franz, Stamper Robert

Language: Anglais

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192 p. · 17x24.2 cm · Hardback
This second Glaucoma volume of the Essentials in Ophthalmology series, as in the first, provides a picture of recent progress in the field of glaucoma, in both basic clinical research and applied clinical science. Its intention is not to replace textbooks on glaucoma, but to serve as a conceptual bridge between original research and textbook presentation. The volume encompasses: Frequently unmentioned aspects of therapy including adherence, persistence and health economics. An update on electrophysiology and its relevance to glaucoma diagnosis and monitoringAspects of glaucoma management, such as risk calculation and tube shunt procedures. New aqueous outflow concepts. A look into the future of glaucoma medical therapy. The editors have set out to provide the reader with diverse and interesting topics reflective of the evidence-based, modern approach to the field of glaucoma.
Basics and diagnosis : aqueous outflow system , what's new. Risk calculation in glaucoma. Dynamic contour. Tonometry. Corneal thickness. Electrophysiology in diagnosis of glaucoma. Compliance and persistency. Epidemiology and related fields : glaucoma care in developing countries of Asia. Health economics, cost-effectiveness and glaucoma care. Therapy/surgery : the future of glaucoma medication. Filtering bleb imaging with confocal laser technology (Rostock Cornea module). Update on tube-shunt implants.
From the reviews:"This hardback book is part of an eight-volume subspecialty series called Essentials in Ophthalmology. ... The intention is to expedite the transfer of new information into a textbook form, and hence clinical practice. ... This text has 11 chapters, generally quite easy reading, with a logical layout. ... Each chapter is written by world experts on the particular topic, and is well referenced. ... Overall, I found this an extremely valuable read ... ." (Joanna Koppens, Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Vol. 36, 2008)