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Title Glaucoma drainage devices : a practical illustrated guide / Monica Gandhi, Shibal Bhartiya, editors.
Imprint Singapore : Springer, [2019]

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Subject Glaucoma -- Surgery.
Glaucoma Drainage Implants.
Alt Name Gandhi, Monica (Ophthalmologist),
Bhartiya, Shibal,
Description 1 online resource (171 pages)
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Summary This book offers a comprehensive guide to the use of glaucoma drainage devices (GDDs) in various clinical settings, and covers aspects ranging from the basics to managing complications. The aim of this work is to provide readers with a practical go-to desktop book to assist in and enhance their surgical competence with glaucoma drainage devices. Starting with the history of GDDs, it addresses various devices, their models and modifications, and highlights their advantages and disadvantages through numerous illustrations. The indications for the drainage devices are discussed in detail, using patient cases with photographs. The book describes the techniques for all devices in detail, which are explained further in accompanying videos. After covering the basic techniques, the book provides extensive notes on modifications that may be required in various case presentations such as congenital glaucoma, post-penetrating keratoplasty with extensive peripheral synechiae, and procedure through pars plans etc. Complications and their management are subsequently addressed. The book is an essential guide to help surgeons match patients to the most suitable device, and to support patients from preparation through post-operative care. Primarily intended for glaucoma surgeons, it offers a valuable resource for fellows in training, and all who have an interest in glaucoma surgery.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on June 25, 2019).
Contents Glaucoma -- Basic understanding an management choices -- Indicators of glaucoma drainage devices -- Contraindicators for glaucoma drainage devices -- The glaucoma drainage devices -- types and models -- Preparing the patients for glaucoma drainage devices surgery -- The ideal glaucoma drainage devices for patient -- which one to choose -- Surgical techniques for Ahmed Glaucoma valve -- the limbal approach -- Surgical techniques for Ahmed Glaucoma valve -- the pars plana approach -- Surgical techniques for Bearveldt glaucoma devices -- Surgical technique aravind aqueous drainage devices -- Glaucoma drainage devices in special cases -- Combined surgeries: Glaucoma drainage devices and cataract -- Combined surgeries: Glaucoma drainage devices and penetrating kerotoplasty -- Combined surgeries: Glaucoma drainage devices and vitrectomy -- Combined surgeries: Glaucoma drainage devices in pediatric glaucoma -- Modifications of surgical techniques in glaucoma drainage devices -- Complications associated with glaucoma drainage devices surgeries and their management -- Post operative care and followup of the patient with glaucoma drainage device -- Histological considerations of glaucoma drainage devices -- Quality of life considerations of glaucoma drainage device -- Important clinical trials: Glaucoma drainage devices -- Newer glaucoma drainage devices.
ISBN 9789811357732 (electronic bk.)
9811357730 (electronic bk.)
9789811357749 (print)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-981-13-5773-2
OCLC # 1101782268
Additional Format Print version: Gandhi, Monica. Glaucoma Drainage Devices : A Practical Illustrated Guide. Singapore : Springer, 2019 9789811357725 (OCoLC)1076250371.

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