Anti-Angiogenic Therapy in Ophthalmology by Andreas Stahl

By Andreas Stahl

This booklet presents a concise evaluation over the pathology of retinal angiogenic illnesses and explains why anti-angiogenic remedy is valuable in such a lot of sufferers. The reader is guided during the a number of medical symptoms for anti-angiogenic treatment and made conscious of its advantages in addition to present demanding situations and obstacles. it really is defined how, when you consider that its creation for the therapy of exudative age-related macular degeneration in 2006, anti-angiogenic remedy has revolutionized the way we deal with a number of ocular illnesses. the entire authors are demonstrated specialists of their respective fields who percentage their huge wisdom and medical adventure with the reader. This booklet is either a important advent to anti-angiogenic remedy in ophthalmology and a day by day spouse for all ophthalmologists seeing sufferers with probably the most commonplace retinal diseases.

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