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Becker-Shaffer's diagnosis and therapy of the glaucomas / Robert L. Stamper, Marc F. Lieberman, Michael V. Drake.

Author:
Stamper, Robert L., 1939- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Edinburgh] : Mosby/Elsevier, c2009.
Εdition:
8th ed.
Description:
xi, 568 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction and classification of the glaucomas -- Aqueous humor formation -- Aqueous humor outflow system overview -- Intraocular pressure -- Gonioscopic anatomy -- Methods of gonioscopy -- Clinical interpretation of gonioscopic findings -- Visual field thoery and methods -- Techniques and variables in visual field testing -- Visual field interpretation -- Other psychophysical tests -- Optic nerve anatomy and pathophysiology -- Clinical evaluation of the optic nerve head -- Optic nerve imaging -- Primary angle closure glaucoma -- Secondary angle closure glaucoma -- Primary open angle glaucoma -- Secondary open angle glaucoma -- Developmental and childhood glaucoma -- Genetics of glaucoma -- Introduction to patient management -- Medical treatment of glaucoma: general principles -- Prostaglandins -- The adrenergic system and adrenergic agonists -- Adrenergic antagonists -- Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors -- Cholinergic drugs -- Hyperosmotic agents -- General aspects of laser therapy -- Laser treatment for internal flow block -- Laser treatment for outflow obstruction -- Miscellaneous laser procedures including laser ciliary body therapy -- General surgical care -- Glaucoma outflow procedures -- Surgical management of cataract and glaucoma -- Complications and failure of filtering surgery -- Pediatric and miscellaneous procedures -- New ideas in glaucoma surgery -- Challenges for the new century.
Subject(s):
Other title(s):
Diagnosis and therapy of the glaucomas
ISBN:
  • 9780323023948 (hbk.)
  • 0323023940 (hbk.)
OCLC:
228373866
Related name:
RCP:
C - S