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Mini Atlas of Ophthalmic Surgery (Anshan Gold Standard Mini Atlas) (Anshan Gold Standard Mini Atlas) (Anshan Gold Standa Mini Atlas) [Paperback]

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Ophthalmology is a dynamic specialty and one of the most advancing disciplines of medicine. Old concepts change and new ideas are plentiful. Everything is difficult before it becomes easy.

Ophthalmic Surgery provides a comprehensive mini atlas in the form of black and white and colored figures complemented with text and several surgical videos. This atlas attempts to update the state of art in ophthalmic surgery in a lucid, authoritative and well-illustrated manner.

The value of this book lies in the quality and expertise of the text chapters and the surgical video contributors from around the globe. This book is intended for the experienced ophthalmologists, postgraduates as well as those in training. It is hoped that this atlas will be sufficiently comprehensive to aid the ophthalmic surgeon in performing competent surgery. This pragmatic book provides an understanding of surgical techniques so important to the everyday practice of ophthalmology.

Ophthalmic surgery is a continuously advancing field as new technologies are being introduced at a rapid pace. As new instruments are introduced, the ophthalmic surgeon must learn their intricacies as he begins to apply them to treatment of ocular diseases. In turn, the adoption of new technology brings with it the need to learn new skills and develop new treatment algorithms.

No one ophthalmologist can be highly expert in all facets of ophthalmic surgery. In this challenging intellectual environment an atlas bringing together respected authors from multiple subspecialties is welcome. Dr. Sandeep Saxena has gathered a distinguished group of experts to address the current status of eye surgery in a mini atlas. This atlas has an excellent compilation of lucid color figures and surgical videos.

Dr. Saxena along with his fellow authors has produced a book, which is an important contribution to contemporary ophthalmic education, which will be a welcome addition to the library of ophthalmologists around the world.

Travis A. Meredith, MD
Sterling A. Barrett Distinguished Professor
Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Over the next 2 years around 50 titles will be published, covering a comprehensive range of disciplines within medicine and health sciences. In a handy 152mm x 122mm size, and between 250-350 pages, these pocket atlases will contain up-to-the-minute information on their subject, which has been compiled, distilled and updated from prior work by each author. Each mini-atlas will also contain a free CDROM or DVDROM with material to accompany and complement the text.The 'Anshan Gold Standard Mini Atlas Series' will appeal to everyone involved in medicine and health sciences, from undergraduates to private practitioners, from medical professionals and academics. The full series will develop into an outstanding resource for any medical library, and each individual title will be a great value-for-money addition to a personal collection, for use as a portable reference for work or home. The first books will publish in January 2007, with a consistent flow of additional titles each month throughout 2007. Contents of Mini Atlas of Opthalmic Surgery: 1.Eyelid Surgery 2. Orbital Surgery 3. Corneal Surgery 4. Corneal Refractive Surgery 5. Glaucoma Surgery 6. Phacoemulsification 7. Small Incision Cataract Surgery 8. Pediatric Cataract Surgery 9. Laser in Posterior Segment Disorders 10. Vitreoretinal Surgery 11. Macular and Submacular Surgery 12. Strabismus Surgery Surgical Videos: 1. Lateral Tarsal Strip Procedure 2. Lateral Orbitotomy 3. Therapeutic Penetrating Keratoplasty 4. LASIK 5. Traveculectomy 6. Phacoemulsification in Hard Cataract

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Item Specifications...

Pages   350
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 5.9" Width: 4.7" Height: 0.7"
Weight:   0.6 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Dec 1, 2006
Publisher   Anshan Publishers
ISBN  1905740360  
ISBN13  9781905740369  

Availability  0 units.

More About Sandeep Saxena

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Sandeep Saxena, MS, MAMS, is a Member, National Academy of Medical Sciences, India, Visiting Professor, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, Fellow, Barnes Retina Institute and Anheuser-Busch Eye Institute, St. Louis, MO, Fellow, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, and Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India.

RC Saxena, MS, is DAAD Fellow, Augenklinik, Essen, Germany, Commonwealth Medical Fellow, Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorsfield Eye Hospital, London, UK, Indo-FRG Fellow, Augenklinik, Essen, Germany, and formerly, Professor and Head, Dept. of Ophthalmology, King George's Medical College, Lucknow, India.

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3Books > Subjects > Medicine > Specialties > Ophthalmology
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6Books > Subjects > Professional & Technical > Medical > Medicine > Surgery > General Surgery
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