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Glaucoma: 2-Volume Set


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Section 1 Glaucoma in the World 1 Prevalence and Geographic Variations 2 Screening for glaucoma 3 Economics of glaucoma care 4 Glaucoma Care in Different Societies Section 2 Pathogenesis 5 Aqueous humor outflow pathways 6 Aqueous Humor Dynamics and Intraocular Pressure Elevation 7 Pathogenesis of glaucomatous optic neuropathy 8 Mechanical Strain and Restructuring of the Optic Nerve Head 9 Role of Vascular Blood Flow in the Pathogenesis of Glaucoma Section 3 Evaluation of Glaucoma 10 Tonometry and Intraocular Pressure Fluctuation 11 Visual Fields 12 Long Term Follow-Up Visual Fields 13 Function specific perimetry 14 Electrophysiology in Glaucoma Assessment 15 Gonioscopy 16 Ultrasound Biomicroscopy 17 Angle Imaging: Ultrasound Biomicroscopy and Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography 18 The Impact of Central Corneal Thickness and Corneal Biomechanics on Tonometry 19 Optic Disc Photography in the Diagnosis of Glaucoma 20 Optic Disc Imaging 21 Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Photography and Computer Analysis 22 Structure and function relationships in glaucoma 23 Measuring glaucoma progression in clinical practice 24 Techniques Used for Evaluation of Ocular Blood Flow 25 Genetics of Glaucoma 26 Genetic Epidemiology Section 4 Types of Glaucoma 27 Definitions - What is Glaucoma Worldwide? 28 Ocular Hypertension 29 Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma 30 Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma 31 Exfoliation syndrome and exfoliative glaucoma 32 Iridotomy for Pigmentary Glaucoma 33 Normal Tension Glaucoma 34 Childhood Glaucomas 35 Secondary Angle-Closure Glaucoma 36 Uveitic Glaucoma 37 Neovascular Glaucoma 38 Other Secondary Glaucomas 39 Post-traumatic Glaucomas 40 Glaucoma and Intraocular Tumors 41 Glaucoma in the Phakomatoses and Related Conditions Section 5 Principles of Management 42 Overview of Management of Ocular Hypertension and Primary Open-angle Glaucoma 43 Management of normal tension glaucoma 44 An Overview of Angle-Closure Management 45 Target Intraocular Pressure 46 Quality of Life 47 Medical management of glaucoma: Cost-effectiveness 48 Optimizing Quality of Life: Low-vision Rehabilitation in Glaucoma 49 Ocular Hypotensive Medications: Adherence and Persistence 50 Outcomes 51 Benefit Versus Risk Section 6 Medical Therapy 52 Prostagladin Analogues 53 Beta-blockers 54 Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors 55 Alpha Agonists 56 Parasympathomimetics 57 Fixed combination therapies in glaucoma 58 Ocular surface disease and role preservatives free drops Section 7 Emergency Care Management 59 Acute Intraocular Pressure Rise 60 Glaucoma Secondary to Trauma Section 8 New Horizons 61 Neuroprotection and Neuroregeneration 62 Interpreting Clinical Studies on Glaucoma Neuroprotection 63 Stem Cells: A Future Glaucoma Therapy 64 Gene Therapy in Glaucoma 65 Ultrastructural Imaging Volume II Section 9 Introduction 66 Economics of Surgery Worldwide: Developed countries 67 When to perform glaucoma surgery 68 Economics of Surgery Worldwide: Developing countries 69 Lowering Intraocular Pressure: Surgery versus Medications 70 The Trabecular Meshwork Outflow Pathways: Surgical Aspects Section 10 Laser Therapy 71 Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty 72 Peripheral Iridotomy for Angle-Closure Glaucoma 73 Laser Peripheral Iridoplasty Section 11 Trabeculectomy 74 Preoperative Evaluation and Diagnostic Approach 75 Preoperative Conjunctival Health and Trabeculectomy Outcome 76 Ophthalmic Anesthesia 77 Trabeculectomy 78 Wound Healing and Bleb Evaluation after Trabeculectomy 79 Intraoperative Complications of Trabeculectomy 80 Early Postoperative Increase in Intraocular Pressure 81 Postoperative Shallow Anterior Chamber 82 Choroidal Effusion 83 Trabeculectomy related Corneal complications 84 Aqueous Misdirection 85 Late Failure of Filtering Bleb 86 Late Bleb Leaks 87 Blebitis and Endophthalmitis 88 Late Hypotony 89 Cataract following trabeculectomy Section 12 Modulation of Wound Healing 90 Risk factors for excess wound healing 91 Choice of antifibrosis therapies 92 Technique 93 Complications Associated with Modulation of Wound Healing in Glaucoma Surgery 94 Biological Drivers of Postoperative Scarring 95 Future Strategies Section 13 Non-Penetrating Glaucoma Surgery 96 Principle and Mechanism of Function 97 Deep Sclerectomy 98 Viscocanalostomy 99 Complications of Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery 100 Postoperative Management of Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery 101 Results of NPGS Section 14 Management of Co-Existing Cataract and Glaucoma 102 Cataract Surgery in Open Angle Glaucoma 103 Cataract surgery closed angle design 104 Cataract Surgery in Patients with Functioning Filtering Blebs 105 One-site Combined Surgery/Two-site Combined Surgery 106 Combined cataract extraction and glaucoma drainage implant surgery 107 Combined Cataract and Non-penetrating Glaucoma Surgery 108 Goniosynechialysis Section 15 Drainage Devices 109 Preoperative Evaluation of Patients Undergoing Drainage Implant Surgery 110 Aqueous Shunts: Choice of Implant 111 Surgical Technique 1 (Molteno Glaucoma Implant) 112 Surgical Technique 2 (Baerveldt Glaucoma Implant) 113 Surgical Technique 3 (Ahmed Glaucoma Valve Drainage Implant) 114 Other Glaucoma Implants 115 Intraoperative Complications 116 Postoperative Complications 117 Glaucoma Implants: Results 118 Aqueous Shunts after Retinal Surgery 119 Aqueous Shunts and Keratoplasty Section 16 Surgery for Congenital Glaucoma 120 Goniotomy and Trabeculotomy 121 Further Surgical Options in Children Section 17 Cyclodestructive Procedures 122 Cyclodestructive Techniques 123 Endophotocoagulation 124 Complications of Cyclodestructive Procedures Section 18 Devices in Development and New Procedures 125 Trabectome 126 The Ex-PRESST Miniature Glaucoma Implant 127 Canaloplasty 128 Devices in Development and New Procedures Index


The present, second edition of this world-renowned, two volume textbook of glaucoma represents a superb continuation of its first edition in the year 2009. The collection of update knowledge on glaucoma, a worldwide blinding disease with great socioeconomic impact, is unsurpassable in its completeness. Reviewed by Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol, Oct 2014

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