The Glaucomas: Volume I - Pediatric Glaucomas

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Congenital glaucoma is a complex problem, which has been a frequent cause of blindness in the past. Over the past decades, the prognosis of congenital glaucoma has completely changed. Surgical results are very good and enable these children to integrate entirely as adults in society.

Based on the authors’ accumulated experience of more than 50 years and 860 cases operated for congenital glaucoma, this well-structured and lavishly illustrated textbook-atlas covers all aspects of congenital and infantile glaucoma, such as the original method for examining new-borns under general anaesthesia in the slit-lamp, the signs and symptoms of the disease and the differential diagnosis, the role and importance of the echometry value for early diagnosis, the gonioscopy results and the three types of congenital glaucomas (pure, refractory and late) and the type of surgery to be performed in each case with the evaluation of follow-up long-term results. Written by renowned international experts of the field, this book will become the golden standard in the field of Pediatric and Congenital Glaucomas.

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Springer Science & Business Media
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Published on
Nov 28, 2008
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Pages
486
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ISBN
9783540691464
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English
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Genres
Medical / Clinical Medicine
Medical / Family & General Practice
Medical / Ophthalmology
Medical / Pathology
Medical / Pediatrics
Medical / Practice Management & Reimbursement
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