Liu, Volpe, and Galetta’s Neuro-Ophthalmology

Liu, Volpe, and Galetta’s Neuro-Ophthalmology

Diagnosis and Management

3rd Edition - January 23, 2018
  • Authors: Grant Liu, Nicholas Volpe, Steven Galetta
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323340441
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323340458

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Description

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

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 722
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: January 23, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323340441
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323340458

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