Steven Mandel, MD, Department of Neurology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Clinical Professor of Neurology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, co-authored a book entitled "Handbook of Lower Extemity Neurology." The book, published by W.B. Saunders Company in Philadelphia, offers an approach to the diagnosis and management of lower extremity neurological problems.
Dr. Mandel also co-authored a paper on "Disability Related Disorders of the Foot and Ankel: Assessment and Management" published in the August 1999 issue of Disability. The paper presented foot and ankle anatomy and pathophysiology to aid in establishing diagnosis and effective treatment.
Richard P. Wilson, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, and Wills Eye Institute, recently presented several lectures. Dr. Wilson was a Guest Professor at Shanxi Medical University, TaiYuan, P.R. China, in August where he presented "Essentials of Glaucoma and Trabeculectomy in Recalcitrant Patients." Also in August, he presented "Simple Steps to Improve Your Glaucoma Care and Combined Cataract and Glaucoma Surgery" for the Argentine Glaucoma Society in Buenos Aires.
During the month of September, Dr. Wilson presented "Hemodynamics of Ocular Blood Flow in Glaucoma" at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Chinese Society of Glaucoma, Dayong, Human, P.R. China; and "The Use of Antimetabolites in Filtering and Implant Surgery and Hemodynamics in Patients with Glaucoma" at the Thirteenth Annual Glaucoma Symposium, Duke University Medical Center, Raleigh/Durham, NC.
Marlene R. Moster, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, and Wills Eye Institute, authored "Argon Laser Cyclophotocoagulation (TALC) in the Treatment of Traumatic Glaucoma," a single case report published in the Journal of Glaucoma in October. Dr. Moster also had her article "What's New in Glaucoma Surgery?" published in the Summer, 1999 issue of Searchlight on Glaucoma.
Michael Mooreville, MD, Instructor of Urology, Jefferson Medical College, has been issued a second patent for a cavernotome used in surgical procedures for inseration of a penile prostheses. He also has written a related article entitled "Implantation of Inflatable Penile Prosthesis in Patients With Severe Corporeal Fibrosis: Introduction of a New Penile Cavernotome" to appear in the Journal of Urology this month.