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Title Surgical management of childhood glaucoma : clinical considerations and techniques / Alana L. Grajewski, Elena Bitrian, Maria Papadopoulos, Sharon F. Freedman, editors.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xiii, 192 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Springer Medicine eBooks 2018 English+International
Notes Includes index.
Contents Childhood glaucoma surgery : perioperative considerations -- Anesthetic considerations int he evaluation of children with glaucoma and associated conditions -- Pediatric examination under anesthesia -- Angle surgery : goniotomy -- Angle surgery : trabeculotomy -- Pediatric trabeculectomy -- Glaucoma drainage devices -- Cyclodestruction -- Other procedures for pediatric glaucoma surgery : new devices and techniques -- Surgical considerations in children with corneal opacities and cataracts -- Childhood glaucoma surgery in developing countries -- Impact of childhood glaucoma and glaucoma surgery on quality of life.
Summary This comprehensive guide thoroughly covers the characteristics and presentations of childhood glaucoma, as well as all surgical options for treatment. Surgical Management of Childhood Glaucoma: Clinical Considerations and Techniques addresses a variety of surgical methods, ranging from angle surgery with recent modifications to cyclodestruction, reviewing each option's particular set of advantages and disadvantages, and features illustrations and instructional videos of these techniques. Later chapters consider best-practices to providing surgery in developing countries, surgical considerations for patients with corneal opacities and cataracts, and the impact of glaucoma upon quality of life of pediatric patients. Written by leaders in the field of ophthalmology, this book offers readers an exceptional resource on the evaluation and surgical management of childhood glaucoma.
Other author Grajewski, Alana L., editor.
Bitrian, Elena, editor.
Papadopoulos, Maria, editor.
Freedman, Sharon, editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Glaucoma in children.
Glaucoma -- Surgery.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319540030 (electronic bk.)
3319540033 (electronic bk.)
9783319540023 (print)
9783319540047 (print)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-319-54003-0