Glaucoma Drainage Devices: A Practical Illustrated Guide

Gandhi, Monica, Bhartiya, Shibal

  • 出版商: Springer
  • 出版日期: 2019-05-21
  • 售價: $3,950
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$3,753
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 173
  • 裝訂: Hardcover - also called cloth, retail trade, or trade
  • ISBN: 9811357722
  • ISBN-13: 9789811357725

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This book offers a comprehensive guide to the use of glaucoma drainage devices (GDDs) in various clinical settings, and covers aspects ranging from the basics to managing complications. The aim of this work is to provide readers with a practical go-to desktop book to assist in and enhance their surgical competence with glaucoma drainage devices.

Starting with the history of GDDs, it addresses various devices, their models and modifications, and highlights their advantages and disadvantages through numerous illustrations. The indications for the drainage devices are discussed in detail, using patient cases with photographs. The book describes the techniques for all devices in detail, which are explained further in accompanyin videos.

After covering the basic techniques, the book provides extensive notes on modifications that may be required in various case presentations such as congenital glaucoma, post-penetrating keratoplasty with extensive peripheral synechiae, and procedure through pars plans etc. Complications and their management are subsequently addressed.

The book is an essential guide to help surgeons match patients to the most suitable device, and to support patients from preparation through post-operative care. Primarily intended for glaucoma surgeons, it offers a valuable resource for fellows in training, and all who have an interest in glaucoma surgery.


Dr Monica Gandhi is currently working as a senior consultant in glaucoma and anterior segment at Dr Shroff's Charity Eye Hospital, New Delhi, India. She is an Alumnus of Maulana Azad Medical College and Guru Nanak Eye centre, under the University of Delhi. A former glaucoma fellow at the Glaucoma Imaging Centre under Prof NN Sood, she has several publications and book chapters on glaucoma to her credit. Besides her keen interest in clinical and surgical training for fellows, she is also committed to mentoring fellows and trainees in their research work.

Dr Shibal Bhartiya is currently working as a senior consultant glaucoma surgeon at Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurgaon, and Fortis Fl Lt Rajan Dhall hospital, New Delhi, India. She has a special interest in glaucoma diagnosis and management, and ocular surface diseases. She was a Senior Clinical Research Fellow in the Glaucoma services of the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to that, she did her glaucoma training as Senior Research Associate in the Cornea and Glaucoma services at Dr R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi.

She has published extensively on glaucoma, contributing numerous articles and book chapters alike. She has co-edited the prestigious ISGS Textbook of Glaucoma Surgery, Manual of Glaucoma, and Practical Perimetry; has co-authored Living with Glaucoma; and is the managing editor of the Video Atlas of Glaucoma Surgery.

An avid educator and researcher, she has been responsible for the design and execution of many clinical trials involving both clinical and basic research. She serves as a reviewer for many ophthalmology journals, and is the Executive Editor of the Journal of Current Glaucoma Practice, the official journal of the International Society of Glaucoma Surgery. She is also the Editor in Chief of Clinical and Experimental Vision and Eye Research.