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Author Global AIGS Consensus Meeting (3rd : 2006 : Hollywood, Fla.)

Title Angle closure and angle closure glaucoma : reports and consensus statements of the 3rd Global AIGS Consensus Meeting on angle closure glaucoma / edited by Robert N. Weinreb and David S. Friedman
Published The Hague, the Netherlands : Kugler Publications ; Gilsum, NH : Distributor for the USA and Canada, Pathway Book Service, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 96 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Series Consensus series ; 3
Consensus series (Association of International Glaucoma Societies) ; 3
Contents Foreword -- Preface -- Epidemiology, classification and mechanism -- Management of acute angle closure crisis -- Surgical management of primary angle closure glaucoma -- Laser and medical treatment of primary angle closure glaucoma -- Detection of primary angle closure and angle closure glaucoma -- App. A. Development of the anterior chamber -- App. B. Ultrasound biomicroscopy -- App. C. Devices for screening for angle closure -- App. D. Cost effectiveness (CEA) of screening for primary angle-closure glaucoma
Summary This is the third glaucoma consensus held under the auspices of the AIGS. It is anticipated that the discussions and conclusions from this consensus will impact care of patients with Angle Closure and Angle Closure Glaucoma significantly. As with the previous consensus meetings on Glaucoma Diagnosis and Open Angle Glaucoma Surgery, the consensus reports were developed over several months in an interactive internet system. The Consensus faculty, consisting of leading authorities on Angle Closure from throughout the world, met in Fort Lauderdale on May 3, 2006 to discuss the reports and refine t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Angle-closure glaucoma -- Congresses.
Glaucoma, Angle-Closure.
Genre/Form Consensus Development Conference.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Friedman, David S.
Weinreb, Robert N., 1949-
ISBN 1280739215
9062997511 (electronic bk.)
9781280739217
9789062997510 (electronic bk.)