Liu, Volpe, and Galetta’s Neuro-Ophthalmology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780323340441, 9780323340458

Liu, Volpe, and Galetta’s Neuro-Ophthalmology

3rd Edition

Diagnosis and Management

Authors: Grant Liu Nicholas Volpe Steven Galetta
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323340441
eBook ISBN: 9780323340458
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 23rd January 2018
Page Count: 722

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Liu, Volpe, and Galetta’s Neuro-Ophthalmology: Diagnosis and Management, 3rd Edition remains unique in its complete, authoritative coverage of the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disorders affecting the eye. Bridging the gap between a handbook and an encyclopedic resource, it distills a vast amount of information into a single, concise, superbly illustrated volume. User-friendly and thoroughly up to date, this highly renowned reference is a one-stop resource for current information in this growing area.

Key Features

  • Combines over 1,000 illustrations and cross references with tables, outlines, and flow-diagrams to provide you with everything you need to understand the underlying presentation, pathophysiology, neuroimaging, and diagnostic studies in neuro-ophthalmology, along with the ideal diagnostic, treatment, and ongoing management tools for all neuro-ophthalmic conditions.
  • Covers the neurological examination and the bedside neuro-ophthalmic evaluation of comatose patients that demonstrates how the examination can be used to confirm a diagnosis arrived at from the patient history.
  • Includes the expertise and knowledge of a small, hand-picked contributor team that ensure the latest advances are incorporated into each chapter.

Table of Contents

I. History and Examination

The Neuro-ophthalmic History

The Neuro-ophthalmic Examination

II. Visual Loss and Other Disorders of the Afferent Visual pathway

Visual Loss: Overview, Visual Field Testing and Topical Diagnosis

Visual Loss: Retinal Disorders of Neuro-ophthalmic Interest

Visual Loss: Optic Neuropathies

Optic Disc Swelling: Papillederma and Other Causes

Visual Loss: Chiasmal Disorders

Retrochiasmal Disorders

Disorders of Higher Cortical Visual Function

Transient Visual Loss or Blurring

Functional Visual Loss

Visual Hallucinations and Illusions

III. Efferent Neuro-Ophthalmic Disorders

Pupillary Disorders

Eyelid and Facial Nerve Disorders

Eye Movement Disorders: Third, Fourth and Sixth Nerve Palsies and Other Causes of Diplopia and Ocular Misalignment

Eye Movement Disorders: Gaze Abnormalities

Eye Movement Disorders: Nystagmus and Nystagmoid Eye Movements

Orbital Disease in Neuro-Ophthalmology

IV. Other Topics

Headache, Facial Pain and Disorders of Facial Sensation



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About the Authors

Grant Liu

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology and Raymond G. Perelman Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmology, Division of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Departments of Neurology and Ophthalmology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Nicholas Volpe

Affiliations and Expertise

George and Edwin Tarry Professor of Ophthalmology, Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

Steven Galetta

Affiliations and Expertise

Philip Moskowitz Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology, NYU Langone Medical Center, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY; and Professor Emeritus, Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA