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Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology with CD-ROM


Written by internationally renowned authorities, this book provides expert guidance and advice on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of ocular cancersincluding eyelid, conjunctival, intraocular, and orbital tumors. From basic principles through the diagnosis and management of every cancer type, it equips you with the state-of-the-art knowledge you need to identify these cancers early and treat them as effectively as possible. More than 800 full-color photographs and illustrations facilitate diagnosis, and a consistent, user-friendly format expedites reference. Plus, a bonus CD-ROM enables you to incorporate any of the book's figures into your PowerPoint® presentations!

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Key Features

    • Provide effective patient care using the latest knowledge on all aspects of ophthalmic oncology, from basic principles through clinical features, pathology and diagnostic imaging findings, diagnosis, and differential diagnosis, as well as today's full range of management options.
    • Verify your diagnostic conclusions by comparing your findings to more than 800 clinical photographs from the authors' private collections, histopathologic microphotographs, imaging studies, and crisp illustrations.
    • Locate the information you need quickly thanks to a practical, clinically focused format.
    • Gain a global perspective of clinical practice with input from 124 authors from 18 countries.
    • Enhance your PowerPoint® presentations with the bonus image library on CD-ROM.

Published Reviews

    "The largest textbook ever published on this topic and a comprehensive reference source on the diagnosis and management of all types of ocular cancers." - Cole Eye Institute Ophthalmology Update, April 2007

    "This outstanding book addresses not only new understanding of basic principles in the etiology of cancer but also the newest clinical diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for all ocular and orbital malignancies. The wide range of authors represented in the book provides a broad international perspective on the management of ophthalmic disease. Short chapters are extremely detailed and well referenced with up-to-date and appropriate evidence based articles. The illustrations, diagrams, and color photographs are of the highest quality and provide clear elucidation of the text. The book is intended for any physician involved in the care of patients with ocular or orbital malignances." - Joan O'Brien, Professor of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco

    "Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology presents a wealth of information regarding a rapidly advancing ophthalmic specialty. Scientific perspective is strengthened by the expertise of five editors and 124 contributing authors from 18 countries. Ophthalmologists in all subspecialties will find valuable information in Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology. The book is comprehensive in scope, clear in presentation and strengthened by appropriate tables and figures. In addition, the enclosed CD provides all figures in a format suitable for viewing, export and PowerPoint presentation. The authors are to be commended for this timely and well-prepared text." - B R Straatsma, British Journal of Ophthalmology, March 2008

    "Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology provides up-to-date information on the entire spectrum of intraocular as well as ocular adnexal tumours and simulating conditions. The text is easy to read and well illustrated. The book is published in colour, which adds greatly to its usefulness as a reference source and guide in the clinic. It also comes with a CD incorporating some of the illustrations and figures in a downloadable format. An extremely valuable resource for ocular oncologists as well as general ophthalmologists who have an interest in the field, it should also be a helpful resource for other physicians involved in the care of the eye tumour patients." - Eye Review, 2008

Author Information

    By Arun D. Singh, MD, Director, Department of Ophthalmic Oncology, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH; Bertil E Damato, PhD, FRCS, FRCOphth, Consultant Ophthalmologist, Director St Paul's Eye Unit, Ocular Oncology Centre, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool, UK; Jacob Pe'er, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Hadassah University, Jerusalem, Israel; A. Linn Murphree, MD, Director, The Retinoblastoma Centre, Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA; and Julian David Perry, MD, Section Head, Orbital & Oculoplastic Surgery, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

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Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology  with CD-ROM
  • Hardcover
  • Reference
  • 628 Pages
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4160-3167-3
  • Copyright: 2007