ABOUT THIS BOOK
· Step by step descriptions of procedures to manage complications of
· Coverage of a wide range of potential complications
· Pearls and Pitfalls
· Numerous helpful drawings and color photos
· Numerous surgical videos
How can one best master a rupture of the posterior capsule during cataract surgery? How should one operate on a dropped nucleus? What is the ideal management for a subluxated intraocular lens? If you are seeking answers to these and similar questions, then this is the book for you.
Every surgeon is afraid of complications, but while complications cannot be entirely avoided, it is possible to learn to master them. This practical handbook clearly explains how to manage the various complications that may arise during cataract surgery. It provides the surgeon with clear instructions on how best to proceed in the manner of a cookbook, by first describing the ingredients (equipment) and preparation (planning) and then providing step by step descriptions of technique with the aid of numerous helpful color illustrations and several accompanying surgical videos. Surgical pearls and pitfalls are highlighted. Using this book, the reader will become a better and more complete cataract surgeon, well equipped to cope with the full range of potential complications.
Content Level » Professional/practitioner
Keywords » Follow-Up - Phaco - Phacoemulsification - Subluxated IOL - Vitrectomy
Related subjects » Ophthalmology
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Basics.- Equipment.- Planning for Surgical Complications.- General Surgical Techniques.- General Surgical Techniques.- Special Surgical Techniques with the Phaco Machine.- Special Surgical Techniques with the Vitrectomy Machine.- Surgical Pearls.- Materials and Companies.- Compilation of all Tips and Tricks.
AUTHORS & EDITORS
Ulrich Spandau studied medicine at the University of Würzburg in Germany before completing residencies in the Departments of Ophthalmology at the University of Heidelberg and the University of Mannheim-Heidelberg. He undertook further surgical training at the Eye Clinic, Koblenz and became an accredited specialist in ophthalmology in 2003. In 2004 Dr. Spandau was appointed Oberarzt (consultant) in the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Mannheim-Heidelberg and he subsequently became Vice Director of the department. He completed his PhD and received his venia legendi in 2005. In 2008 Dr. Spandau became Consultant and Head of Surgery at the Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Uppsala, Sweden. He has been an associate professor since 2013. He has published 52 in indexed, peer-reviewed journals and is co-author of the previous Springer book, Practical Handbook for Small-Gauge Vitrectomy.