Phacodynamics: Mastering the Tools and Techniques of Phacoemulsification Surgery

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SLACK, 2005 - Medical - 377 pages
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What surgical advancements have spawned from the evolution of phaco technology? Join the thousands of surgeons who have utilized Phacodynamics: Mastering the Tools and Techniques of Phacoemulsification Surgery to understand and benefit from the advantages of phaco technology.

The revised, expanded, and updated Fourth Edition of this classic text includes over 300 simple, yet elegant, figures and illustrations detailing the latest machine technologies and surgical techniques. Visual learners…

In addition to examining the intricate relationship between the surgeon and the phaco machine, Dr. Barry Seibel profiles how the most recent advancements in machine technology can enhance your surgical procedures and optimize your results. With schematic figures and illustrations to accompany the detailed descriptions, surgeons can readily identify and distinguish between various flow pumps, vacuum pumps, and ultrasound power modulations. Surgery can then be customized moment by moment for each individual patient to maximize safety and efficacy.

Phacodynamics, Fourth Edition utilizes a simplified approach to explain all the latest advancements in phaco technology and surgery and should be in the hands of all surgeons practicing in this specialized area.

New topics included that are unique to this Fourth Edition:

  • Bimanual Microincision Phaco
  • Ultrasound Power Modulations including Burst and Pulse Modes
  • AquaLase and Laser Surgical Technologies
  • Expanded Horizontal Chopping Techniques including PreChop
  • Vertical Chopping Techniques and Instrumentation
  • Bimanual Irrigation and Aspiration
  • Phacodynamic Complications
  • Phacodynamics of Surgical Instrument Design

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Very good book

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all you need to know about phaco cataract surgery. It is a good start and has a lot of fluid dynamics that we do not think about all the time. A must have reference. Read full review

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A must read for every aspiring student of phacoemulsification. Excellent explanation of concepts complemented with simple and clear illustrations.

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