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Author Brinton, Daniel A., 1955-

Title Retinal detachment : principles and practice / Daniel A. Brinton and C.P. Wilkinson
Edition Third edition
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press ; [San Francisco, Calif.] : In cooperation with the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 258 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Series Ophthalmology monographs ; 1
Ophthalmology monographs ; 1
Contents History of surgery for retinal detachment -- Pathogenesis, epidemiology, and natural course of retinal detachment -- Ophthalmoscopy -- Evaluation and management -- Establishing the diagnosis -- Prevention of retinal detachment -- Scleral buckling -- Pneumatic retinopexy -- Vitrectomy for retinal detachment -- Selection of surgery to repair a "routine" retinal detachment
Summary Retinal Detachment: Principles and Practice provides a historical review of current information on the diagnosis and treatment of retinal detachment. It is intended as both an introduction for graduate students in ophthalmology and a concise review or reference for practicing ophthalmologists. The volume defines the types of retinal detachments, their classifications and causes, and covers preoperative examination, preoperative management, prophylactic procedures, surgery, complications of surgery, and results of reattachment surgery. It also includes a historical introduction, suggested readi
Notes Revised edition of: Retinal detachment / George F. Hilton, Edward B. McLean, Daniel A. Brinton. 2nd ed. c1995
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Retinal detachment -- Surgery.
Retinal detachment.
Retinal Detachment.
Form Electronic book
Author Hilton, George F. Retinal detachment
Wilkinson, C. P.
American Academy of Ophthalmology.
LC no. 2008041403
ISBN 0199716218 (electronic bk.)
9780199716210 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)