Surgical management of inflammatory eye disease by Matthias D. BeckerSurgical management of inflammatory eye disease by Matthias D. Becker

Surgical management of inflammatory eye disease

EditorMatthias D. Becker, Janet Davis

Hardcover | May 20, 2008

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This book offers evidence-based information and a step-by-step guide on all surgical procedures relevant to inflammatory eye disease - a rarity in the textbook literature. Whereas drug management demands an interdisciplinary approach with well-trained specialists, surgical treatment of ocular complications due to inflammation requires an experienced surgeon. In this superbly practical new work, internationally renowned experts in the field provide answers to most of the frequently asked questions. Readers will find answers a host of subjects including the spectrum of clinical manifestations of inflammatory complications and the point at which medical therapy is no longer helpful.
Title:Surgical management of inflammatory eye diseaseFormat:HardcoverDimensions:300 pages, 10.24 × 7.6 × 0 inPublished:May 20, 2008Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540338616

ISBN - 13:9783540338611

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Surgical Treatment of Uveitis: Invasive Drug Delivery: Intraocular corticosteroids, injectable.- Intraocular corticosteroids, implantable.- Non-corticosteroid intraocular drug therapy.- Surgery to Modify Uveitic Activity: Therapeutic Vitrectomy.- Cryotherapy and laser for intermediate uveitis.- Surgical Treatment of Uveitic Complications - Anterior Segment: Cornea: Superficial Corneal Opacities.- Diffuse Corneal Opacities.- Lens: Selection of technique and perioperative medical management.- Pars plana lensectomy, including refractive correction.- Extracapsular extraction by phacoemulsification.- Selection of IOL: materials, contraindications, secondary implants.- Management of posterior synechiae, iridocorneal adhesions, iridectomy.- Postoperative complications: IOL deposits, dislocations, post synech, capsular opacification, vitreous opacification.- Lens extraction in childhood uveitis.- Glaucoma: Pupillary block, iris bombe.- Angle closure glaucoma.- Open angle glaucoma, including steroid responders.- Cyclodestructive procedures.- Posterior Segment: Vitreous opacification.- Macula.- Retinal vasculitis with occlusion, NV, or traction.- Retinal detachment.- Diagnostic Surgical Procedures: Anterior chamber paracentesis.- Anterior segment biopsy (cornea, iris, sclera).- Vitrectomy.- Retinochoroidal biopsy.