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New York/Stuttgart – Glaucoma affects millions of people worldwide and is the second leading cause of blindness. Major advances in innovative surgical techniques, collectively termed minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), have revolutionized the field. These groundbreaking ophthalmic surgery approaches are effective, are not bleb-dependent, and they result in fewer complications. Authored by a Who's Who of prominent experts in the MIGS movement, this book represents the most comprehensive book written to date on the subject.

Leading glaucoma surgeons offer unique perspectives and experience gleaned from developing and mastering these state-of-the-art techniques. The first four sections discuss fundamental concepts of eye anatomy and structure, outflow implications, and aqueous production. The remaining sections cover the latest cutting-edge procedures elucidated through text descriptions and case studies, with the final two chapters offering insights into how to best incorporate MIGS into your practice and possibilities for combining MIGS procedures to expand the treatment algorithm for patients with more moderate to advanced disease. Meticulous, step-by-step drawings, photos, and surgical videos further delineate advanced MIGS techniques.

Select State-of-the-Art Procedures

Trabecular Outflow

  • Trabectome
  • Gonioscopic Assisted Transluminal Trabeculotomy (GATT)
  • Ab Interno 360 Degree Goniotomy (TRAB360)
  • iStent
  • Hydrus
  • Eximer Laser Trabeculoplasty

Uveoscleral Outflow

  • Canaloplasty
  • SOLX Gold Shunt
  • CyPass
  • iStent Supra

Aqueous Humor Reduction

  • Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation

Transconjunctival Filtration

  • Aquesys XEN Gel Stent
  • InnFocus Microshunt

This remarkable resource will enable ophthalmologists to incorporate cutting-edge MIGS into practice. It is a must have for any clinician who endeavors to advance the treatment of glaucoma.

Francis et al.
Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery A Practical Guide
Thieme Publishers, New York, Stuttgart. 2016
236 pp, 197 illustrations
Mixed media product
ISBN: 9781626231566
eBook – Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
eISBN: 9781626231559
€114.99/$129.99

 

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Thieme Publishing Group is a medical and scientific publishing house employing more than 900 staff and maintaining offices in seven cities, including New York, Delhi, Rio and Stuttgart, Germany. Founded in 1886, the Thieme name has become synonymous with high quality and excellence in online and print publishing. Thieme publishes 150 peer-reviewed journals and more than 450 new books annually. The company has a rapidly growing array of web-based products in medicine and science. State-of-the-art online products include eNeurosurgery, Medlantis, Thieme E-Journals, Thieme Electronic Book Library, the medical student website WinkingSkull.com and Thieme Teaching Assistant, an innovative web-based platform for faculty. For more information about Thieme, please visit www.thieme.com.

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