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Ophthalmic Ultrasound
     

Ophthalmic Ultrasound

by Cathy DiBernardo, Andrew P. Schachat, Sharon Fekrat
 

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Drawing on hundreds of patient examinations, this new atlas assists in diagnosing a full range of ophthalmic disorders using ultrasound.<br><br>The book features thorough coverage of screening techniques, more than 300 clearly labeled echograms, and detailed findings for all major ocular conditions. In each instance, concise text and a

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Drawing on hundreds of patient examinations, this new atlas assists in diagnosing a full range of ophthalmic disorders using ultrasound.<br><br>The book features thorough coverage of screening techniques, more than 300 clearly labeled echograms, and detailed findings for all major ocular conditions. In each instance, concise text and a range of scans in different orientations- longitudinal, transverse, axial, and standardized A-scan-lead to a rapid and accurate diagnosis. Comprehensive ultrasound findings are presented for traumatic injuries, intraocular tumors, and disorders of the anterior segment, vitreous, retina, choroid, optic nerves, and extraocular muscles

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Reviewer: Michael J. Cooney, MD (Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute)
Description: This first edition work, by one of the world's foremost ophthalmic echographers, is a comprehensive, descriptive atlas of ophthalmic ultrasonography. It inclues a comprehensive description of the ultrasound characteristics of numerous ophthalmic disease processes.
Purpose: According to the authors, this book is designed to review the basic principles of ultrasonography and to provide a wide variety of images of ocular diseases. The goals and met and surpassed.
Audience: The principal author, an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, is a world-class authority and teacher in the field of ophthalmic ultrasonography. She has written this book to serve as a thorough reference for the both the experienced and inexperienced echographer.
Features: This atlas is divided into ten chapters, each focusing on the ultrasound characteristics of particular areas of the eye, and of diseases processes of the eye. The first chapter provides an excellent introduction to the basic principles of ultrasonography and describes how one would perform a basic echographic examination. One of the many strong points is the description of the use of both a- and b-scan to finely define a disease process.
Assessment: This atlas is a worthwhile investment for anyone who has ever obtained an ophthalmic ultrasound for patient care purposes as well as for the seasoned or unseasoned ophthalmic echographer. The style is user friendly and serves as a comprehensive reference for all.
5 Stars! from Doody
Michael J. Cooney
This first edition work, by one of the world's foremost ophthalmic echographers, is a comprehensive, descriptive atlas of ophthalmic ultrasonography. It inclues a comprehensive description of the ultrasound characteristics of numerous ophthalmic disease processes. According to the authors, this book is designed to review the basic principles of ultrasonography and to provide a wide variety of images of ocular diseases. The goals and met and surpassed. The principal author, an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, is a world-class authority and teacher in the field of ophthalmic ultrasonography. She has written this book to serve as a thorough reference for the both the experienced and inexperienced echographer. This atlas is divided into ten chapters, each focusing on the ultrasound characteristics of particular areas of the eye, and of diseases processes of the eye. The first chapter provides an excellent introduction to the basic principles of ultrasonography and describes how one would perform a basic echographic examination. One of the many strong points is the description of the use of both a- and b-scan to finely define a disease process. This atlas is a worthwhile investment for anyone who has ever obtained an ophthalmic ultrasound for patient care purposes as well as for the seasoned or unseasoned ophthalmic echographer. The style is user friendly and serves as a comprehensive reference for all.
Booknews
Presents illustrated techniques of standardized echography. The atlas is designed to review the basic principles of ultrasonography of the globe and orbit and to provide a variety of images of ocular diseases for comparison. Covers anterior segment evaluation, the vitreous, the retina, choroidal thickening and detachment, intraocular tumors, the optic nerve, and miscellaneous ocular conditions. All the echographs presented are in b&w. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865777651
Publisher:
Thieme Medical Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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