Retinal Detachment: Priniciples and Practice

Hardcover | August 12, 2009

byDaniel A. Brinton, Charles P. Wilkinson

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Retinal Detachment: Principles and Practice provides a historical review of current information on the diagnosis and treatment of retinal detachment. It is intended as both an introduction for graduate students in ophthalmology and a concise review or reference for practicing ophthalmologists.The volume defines the types of retinal detachments, their classifications and causes, and covers preoperative examination, preoperative management, prophylactic procedures, surgery, complications of surgery, and results of reattachment surgery. It also includes a historical introduction, suggestedreadings at the end of each chapter, and the classic article 'The Technique of Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscopy,' by Morten L. Rosenthal.

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Retinal Detachment: Principles and Practice provides a historical review of current information on the diagnosis and treatment of retinal detachment. It is intended as both an introduction for graduate students in ophthalmology and a concise review or reference for practicing ophthalmologists.The volume defines the types of retinal det...

Daniel A. Brinton is Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco. Charles P. WIlkinson is Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at John Hopkins University.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 7.09 × 10.12 × 0.91 inPublished:August 12, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:019533082X

ISBN - 13:9780195330823

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PrefaceSection I: Principles1. History of Surgery for Retinal Detachment2. Pathogenesis, Epidemiology, and Natural Course of Retinal Detachment3. Ophthalmoscopy4. Evaluation and Management5. Establishing the DiagnosisSection II: Practice6. Prevention of a Retinal Detachment7. Scleral Buckling8. Pneumatic Retinopexy9. Vitrectomy for Retinal Detachment10. Selection of Surgery to Repair a "Routine" Retinal Detachment