Complications of Glaucoma Surgery

Hardcover | January 16, 2013

EditorRobert M. Feldman, Nicholas P. Bell

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Glaucoma surgery is difficult and fraught with complications. Some complications are common and mild, while others are rare and/or vision threatening. However, good outcomes are still likely if those complications encountered are managed properly.This book is intended for those surgeons wishing to improve their skills and abilities to manage difficult problems that will come up during the care of glaucoma patients. Comprising seven comprehensive sections, chapters in this volume address outflow mechanisms after glaucoma surgery, woundhealing processes and modulators, complications in filtering surgery, tube shunt implantation, and angle procedures, among other topics. The authors of each chapter provide surgical and clinical pearls not only for managing difficulties but in preventing them as well. Additionally, because eachsurgeon has their own way of addressing a particular situation, there is commentary at the end of each chapter to provide another opinion or strategy for dealing with a particular surgical scenario. Cross-referencing is provided throughout this book to direct the reader to as many helpful sectionsas possible. Both thorough and highly-illustrative, this book will help both new and experienced glaucoma surgeons deal with complications and provide successful results for their patients.

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Glaucoma surgery is difficult and fraught with complications. Some complications are common and mild, while others are rare and/or vision threatening. However, good outcomes are still likely if those complications encountered are managed properly.This book is intended for those surgeons wishing to improve their skills and abilities to ...

Robert M. Feldman, MD, is Professor and Chairman, the Ruiz Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He serves as Director at the Robert Cizik Eye Clinic. Nicholas P. Bell, MD, is Clinical Associate Professor, the Ruiz Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The Univers...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.98 inPublished:January 16, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780195382365

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ContributorsPart One: Aqueous Outflow Mechanism after Glaucoma SurgeryA. Trabeculectomy and Tube Shunts1. Darrell WuDunn: Trabeculectomy and Tube ShuntsB. Angle and Non-penetrating2. Huijuan Wu and Teresa C. Chen: Angle and Nonpenetrating Glaucoma SurgeryPart Two: Wound Healing in Glaucoma3. Kimberly A. Mankiewicz, Leonard K. Seibold, Malik Y. Kahook, and Mark B. Sherwood: Wound Healing in GlaucomaPart Three: Filtering Surgery ComplicationsA. Intraoperative Complications4. Misha F. Syed: Conjunctival Buttonholes5. Edney R. Moura Filho and Arthur J. Sit: Intraoperative Hyphema6. Ronald L. Fellman: Choroidal Effusion and Hemorrhage7. Paul Harasymowycz: Vitreous Prolapse and Lens Injury8. Malik Y. Kahook: Descemet's Membrane Detachment9. Jeff Maltzman and Silvia D. Orengo-Nania: Scleral Flap DehiscenceB. Early Postoperative Complications10. Hector J. Villarrubia and Nicholas P. Bell: Hypotony11. David G. Godfrey: Elevated IOP with a Flat Anterior Chamber12. Annie K. Baik and James D. Brandt: Elevated IOP with a Deep Anterior Chamber13. Kundandeep S. Nagi: Early Excessive Iritis14. Robert D. Fechtner and Albert S. Khouri: Early Vision Loss After TrabeculectomyC. Late Postoperative Complications15. Peter T. Chang: Late Bleb Failure16. Parul Khator and Jonathan S. Myers: Late Bleb Leaks17. John P. Berdahl and Thomas W. Samuelson: Cataracts and Visual-Axis Opacities18. Jason A. Goldsmith: Dysesthetic Blebs19. Shai Bar-Sela: Bleb Related Vision Loss20. Mahmoud A. Khaimi: UveitisD. Complications Common to Early and Late Postoperative Period21. Angelo P. Tanna: Late Hypotony without Leak22. Robert L. Stamper: Hypotony Maculopathy23. Peter T. Wollan: Hyphema24. John T. Lind and Steven J. Gedde: Endophthalmitis25. Marc R. Criden: PtosisE. Complications of Antifibrotic Agents26. Clark L. Springs: Corneal Complications27. Anurag Shrivastava and Kuldev Singh: Non-corneal ComplicationsF. Revision of Filtering Surgery28. Alfred M. Solish: Needling and Revision ComplicationsG. Complications Specific to Express Shunts29. Steven R. Sarkisian, Jr.: Complications Specific to Express ShuntsPart Four: Tube Shunt ComplicationsA. Intraoperative Complications30. Omar Piovanetti: Tube Misdirection and Inadequate Tube Length31. Jorge L. Rivera: Scleral Perforation32. Tony D. Realini and Albert S. Khouri: Vitreous Prolapse33. Scott D. Lawrence and Peter A. Netland: Inadequate Conjunctival CoverageB. Postoperative Complications34. Paul A. Sidoti and Michael R. Banitt: Early Hypotony35. Ronald L. Gross: Elevated IOP and Intentional Tube Occulsion36. Jeffrey Freedman: Encysted Bleb37. Phillip P. Chen: Obstruction of the Valve38. Steven D. Vold: Late Extruding Shunts and Conjunctival Erosions39. Matthew G. McMenemy: Late Hypotony40. Jess T. Whitson: Visual Loss41. Osman Oram: Axial Length Changes42. Won I. Kim and Donald L. Budenz: Endophthalmitis43. Amir Pirouzian: Diplopia and Ocular Motility Disturbance44. Nan Wang: Tube Shunt Related Complications of the Cornea45. Parag A. Gokhale: Tube Shunt Related Complications of the Anterior Chamber46. Judianne Kellaway and Garvin H. Davis: Tube Shunt Related Complications of the Retina and Vitreous47. Marc R. Criden: Tube Shunt Related Complications of the Orbit48. Megan M. Geloneck, Robert M. Feldman, and Nicholas P. Bell: Tube Shunt Related Complications in ChildrenPart Five: Angle Surgery ComplicationsA. Complications Specifically Related to Trabeculotomy in Adults49. Adam C. Reynolds and Ronald L. Fellman: Complications Specifically Related to Trabeculotomy in AdultsB. Complications Specifically Related to Trabectome Surgery50. Brian A. Francis: Complications Specifically Related to Trabectome Surgery (Trabeculotomy Internal Approach)C. Complications Specifically Related to Canaloplasty Surgery51. Richard A. Lewis: Complications Specifically Related to Canaloplasty SurgeryPart Six: Nonpenetrating Surgery ComplicationsA. Complications Common to Nonpentrating Surgeries52. Andrew C. Crichton: Complications Common to Nonpentrating Surgeries