Essentials of Ophthalmic Oncology
Essentials of Ophthalmic Oncology offers guidance and advice on the diagnosis and management of the complete spectrum of ophthalmic tumors, including the eyelid, conjunctival, intraocular, and orbital tumors.
The editors are joined by over 120 international contributors to present a broad perspective from a multidisciplinary team that will offer a diverse and balanced view of ophthalmic oncology clinical practice.
Essentials of Ophthalmic Oncology is a comprehensive book that includes over 100 chapters, organized into 7 sections that provide a wealth of information for the management of patients with ophthalmic tumors from examination techniques to classification to surgical techniques.
Sections and Some Topics Include:
- Basic Principles
- Cancer etiology; cancer genetics, principles of laser therapy, and more
- Eyelid Tumors
- Benign epidermal tumors; melanoma of the eyelid, systemic associations, and more
- Conjunctival and Corneal Tumors
- Primary acquired melanosis; conjunctival stromal tumors, and more
- Uveal Tumors
- Malignant melanoma: thermotherapy; neural tumors, intraocular biopsy, and more
- Tumors of the Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium
- Coats Disease; lymphoma of the retina and CNS; and more
- Geographic and environmental factors; local therapy; teletherapy, future directions
- Orbital Tumors
- Tumors of the optic nerve; tumors of the lacrimal gland; non-specific orbital inflammation; and more
Each Chapter Includes:
- Boxes that highlight key features
- Tables that provide comparisons
- Flow diagrams that outline therapeutic approaches
Essentials of Ophthalmic Oncology should be in the hands of all ophthalmologists, hematologist-oncologists, pediatric oncologists, and radiation oncologists interested in a quick and easy-to-read reference on ophthalmic oncology from A to Z.
"This well-organized book is an efficient reference on ocular tumors for general ophthalmologists. This is a welcome addition to any general ophthalmologist's resources given the difficulty, the high level of care and attention required, and consequences at stake in taking care of a patient with such diagnoses. In this very well-organized and visually focused book, and the authors have done a great job of accumulating and presenting information pertinent for general ophthalmologists. This book successfully targets its intended audience of general ophthalmologists, with a broad but efficient scope of information. The authors strive for consistency between chapters, which makes the book easy to read. A tremendous number of high quality color photographs provide additional information. Given its organization, photographs and information, Essentials of Ophthalmic Oncology is a welcome resource."
— Vivian Lee, MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Doody Enterprises, Inc.