The Pediatric Glaucomas - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750673365

The Pediatric Glaucomas

1st Edition

Authors: Anil Mandal Peter Netland
Paperback ISBN: 9780750673365
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 28th September 2005
Page Count: 132

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Here is a comprehensive and up-to-date source on the origins, diagnosis, and management of glaucomas in children. The authors balance evidence-based management guidelines with perspectives from their abundant direct clinical experience. Coverage includes the most recent advances in genetics, medical therapy, and surgical treatment...long-term management...treatment of intractable glaucomas...and other timely topics.

Key Features

  • Explores the newest knowledge about epidemiology and genetics · medical therapies · surgical management · management of refractory glaucoma · long-term management · penetrating keratoplasty or aphakia/ pseudophakia in children with glaucoma · and much more.

  • Combines evidence-based recommendations with the authors' expert observations and opinions.

  • Reviews important historical developments in pediatric glaucoma treatment.

  • Reflects the most recent terminology and classifications in the field.

  • Uses full-color clinical photographs and line drawings to illustrate important visual concepts.

  • Offers comprehensive references, as well as tables and figures that summarize information from the literature at a glance.

Table of Contents

  1. Historical Perspective of Developmental Glaucomas

    2. Terminology and Classification of Developmental Glaucomas

    3. Embryologic Basis of Developmental Glaucomas

    4. Epidemiology and Genetics of Developmental Glaucomas

    5. Pathology and Pathogenesis of Developmental Glaucomas

    6. Primary Congenital Glaucoma

    7. Secondary Congenital Glaucoma

    8. Overview of the Management of Developmental Glaucomas

    9. Medical Therapy of Pediatric Glaucoma

    10. Initial Surgical Treatment of Congenital Glaucoma

    11. Simultaneous Surgery for Bilateral Congenital Glaucoma

    12. Management of Refractory Pediatric Glaucoma

    13. Penetrating Keratoplasty in Children with Developmental Glaucomas

    14. Glaucomas in Aphakia and Pseudophakia after Congenital Cataract Surgery

    15. Management of Residual Vision in Pediatric Glaucoma



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About the Authors

Anil Mandal

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Jasti Ramanamma Children's Eye Care Centre, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India

Peter Netland

Affiliations and Expertise

Siegal Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Glaucoma Service, Hamilton Eye Institute, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, TN