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Textbook of Glaucoma

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ISBN-10: 0683076957

ISBN-13: 9780683076950

Edition: 3rd 1992 (Revised)

Authors: M. Bruce Shields

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Key areas of interest in recent literature and in this fourth edition include the optic nerve head and visual function (as diagnostic parameters); automated image analysis and visual function tests; clinical forms of glaucoma, the most common being chronic open-angle glaucoma; the medical management of glaucoma; adrenergic antagonists--the most commonly studied class of drugs--as well as carbonic anhydrase inhibitors and prostaglandins; and laser and incisional surgery. New features include a series of color photographs and two new chapters on prostaglandins and drainage implant surgery. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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List price: $105.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 696
Language: English

Preface to Fourth Edition
Preface to the First Edition
An Overview of Glaucomap. 1
Aqueous Humor Dynamics I. Anatomy and Physiologyp. 5
Aqueous Humor Dynamics II. Techniques for Evaluatingp. 32
Intraocular Pressure and Tonometryp. 46
The Optic Nerve Head and Peripapillary Retinap. 72
Visual Function in Glaucomap. 108
Glaucoma Screeningp. 137
Classification of the Glaucomasp. 145
Open-Angle Glaucomasp. 153
Pupillary-Block Glaucomasp. 177
Congenital Glaucomasp. 195
Developmental Glaucomas with Associated Anomaliesp. 207
Glaucomas Associated with Disorders of the Corneal Endotheliump. 226
Glaucomas Associated with Disorders of the Iris and Ciliary Bodyp. 241
Glaucomas Associated with Disorders of the Lensp. 252
Glaucomas Associated with Disorders of the Retina, Vitreous, and Choroidp. 269
Glaucomas Associated with Elevated Episcleral Venous Pressurep. 287
Glaucomas Associated with Intraocular Tumorsp. 292
Glaucomas Associated with Ocular Inflammationp. 308
Steroid-Induced Glaucomap. 323
Glaucomas Associated with Intraocular Hemorrhagesp. 329
Glaucomas Associated with Ocular Traumap. 339
Glaucomas Following Ocular Surgeryp. 345
Principles of Medical Therapy for Glaucomap. 371
Cholinergic Stimulatorsp. 384
Adrenergic Stimulatorsp. 398
Adrenergic Inhibitorsp. 413
Carbonic Anhydrase Inhibitorsp. 431
Prostaglandinsp. 440
Hyperosmoticsp. 445
Other Investigational Antiglaucoma Drugsp. 449
Anatomic Principles of Glaucoma Surgeryp. 456
Principles of Laser Surgery for Glaucomap. 461
Principles of Incisional Surgeryp. 466
Surgery of the Anterior Chamber Anglep. 470
Surgery of the Irisp. 490
Filtering Surgeryp. 504
Drainage Implant Surgeryp. 538
Cyclodestructive Surgeryp. 547
Surgical Approaches for Coexisting Glaucoma and Cataractp. 565
Indexp. 575
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