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This highly popular, three-volume, definitive resource has entered its third edition* updated with color and new information. Volume I*Basic Sciences and Inherited Retinal Diseases/Tumors, Volume II—Medical Retina, and Volume III*Surgical Retina, are revamped to reflect the current thinking in the field of vitreoretinal diseases. As a result, readers are provided with in-depth coverage of the latest advances in basic science, diagnosis, and management of vitreoretinal disease. Color photography along with a new digitized black and white line art also strengthen the book. Overall, the new edition serves as an excellent cornerstone reference and practical diagnostic tool for both general ophthalmologists and retinal specialists.

This book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Reviewer: Jon P. Gieser, MD (University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This second edition of a book originally published in 1989 is a summary of current knowledge of retinal physiology and pathology.
Purpose: The author has attempted to distill the current knowledge of medical/surgical practice and basic science retina research into a three-volume reference book. Although the author acknowledges that no textbook can be entirely complete and current, he has done a marvelous job.
Audience: The book is written for ophthalmologists and retina specialists, although aspects are suitable for residents, basic science researchers, and others. More than 180 authors, many of whom are internationally renowned, have contributed.
Features: The book is well organized. Volume I covers inherited retinal diseases, ocular tumors, and aspects of basic science research. Volume II addresses medical retina. Volume III deals with retinal detachments and other diseases that generally require surgical intervention. Chapters are stylistically similar to those in the first edition, and the volumes will seem familiar to readers who have used the first edition. Most chapters in this second edition have significant, although not major, additions and revisions that are generally excellent. Chapters unique to the second edition deal with indocyanine angiography, submacular surgery, and pediatric surgery, to name a few.
Assessment: This reference textbook is essential to any practicing ophthalmologist or resident who has more than a passing interest in diseases and treatment of the retina. It is comprehensive and very well written, dealing with nearly all aspects of retinal disease. Ophthalmologists who have the first edition probably will not be compelled to obtain the second, but all others will want to have a copy of this edition.
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Reviewer: Jon P. Gieser, MD(University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine)
Description: This second edition of a book originally published in 1989 is a summary of current knowledge of retinal physiology and pathology.
Purpose: The author has attempted to distill the current knowledge of medical/surgical practice and basic science retina research into a three-volume reference book. Although the author acknowledges that no textbook can be entirely complete and current, he has done a marvelous job.
Audience: The book is written for ophthalmologists and retina specialists, although aspects are suitable for residents, basic science researchers, and others. More than 180 authors, many of whom are internationally renowned, have contributed.
Features: The book is well organized. Volume I covers inherited retinal diseases, ocular tumors, and aspects of basic science research. Volume II addresses medical retina. Volume III deals with retinal detachments and other diseases that generally require surgical intervention. Chapters are stylistically similar to those in the first edition, and the volumes will seem familiar to readers who have used the first edition. Most chapters in this second edition have significant, although not major, additions and revisions that are generally excellent. Chapters unique to the second edition deal with indocyanine angiography, submacular surgery, and pediatric surgery, to name a few.
Assessment: This reference textbook is essential to any practicing ophthalmologist or resident who has more than a passing interest in diseases and treatment of the retina. It is comprehensive and very well written, dealing with nearly all aspects of retinal disease. Ophthalmologists who have the first edition probably will not be compelled to obtain the second, but all others will want to have a copy of this edition.
Jon P. Gieser
This second edition of a book originally published in 1989 is a summary of current knowledge of retinal physiology and pathology. The author has attempted to distill the current knowledge of medical/surgical practice and basic science retina research into a three-volume reference book. Although the author acknowledges that no textbook can be entirely complete and current, he has done a marvelous job. The book is written for ophthalmologists and retina specialists, although aspects are suitable for residents, basic science researchers, and others. More than 180 authors, many of whom are internationally renowned, have contributed. The book is well organized. Volume I covers inherited retinal diseases, ocular tumors, and aspects of basic science research. Volume II addresses medical retina. Volume III deals with retinal detachments and other diseases that generally require surgical intervention. Chapters are stylistically similar to those in the first edition, and the volumes will seem familiar to readers who have used the first edition. Most chapters in this second edition have significant, although not major, additions and revisions that are generally excellent. Chapters unique to the second edition deal with indocyanine angiography, submacular surgery, and pediatric surgery, to name a few. This reference textbook is essential to any practicing ophthalmologist or resident who has more than a passing interest in diseases and treatment of the retina. It is comprehensive and very well written, dealing with nearly all aspects of retinal disease. Ophthalmologists who have the first edition probably will not be compelled to obtain the second, but all others will want to have a copy of thisedition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801680328
  • Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/28/1994
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 2559
  • Product dimensions: 9.25 (w) x 11.50 (h) x 5.50 (d)

Table of Contents

VOLUME I: BASIC SCIENCE INHERITED RETINAL DISEASE AND TUMORS PART 1 BASIC SCIENCE AND INHERITED RETINAL DISEASE Section 1 Anatomy and physiology Section 2 Virtual psychophysics Section 3 Ocular immunology Section 4 Evaluation Section 5 Genetics Section 6 Retinal degenerations and dystrophies Section 7 Principles of vitreoretinal therapy PART 2 TUMORS OF THE RETINA, CHOROID, AND VITREOUS Section 1 Tumors of the retina Section 2 Tumors of the retinal pigment Epithelium Section 3 Choroidal melanoma and related issues Section 4 Other tumors of the choroid Section 5 Intraocular lymphoid tumors Section 6 Tumors of the vitreous VOLUME II: MEDICAL RETINA Section 1 Normal retinal anatomy and function Section 2 Pathologic responses Section 3 Treatment principles Section 4 Macular disease Section 5 Retinal vascular diseases Section 6 Inflammatory disease Section 7 Other disease Section 8 Optic nerve VOLUME III: SURGICAL RETINA Section 1 What normally keeps the retina attached?
Section 2 Retinal reattachments: Surgical principles and techniques Section 3 Special adjuncts to treatment Section 4 Complicated forms of retinal detachment Section 5 Vitreous surgery additional applications

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