Glaucoma Volume 1: Medical Diagnosis and Therapy

1st Edition

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  • Tarek Shaarawy
  • Mark Sherwood
  • Jonathan Crowston
  • Roger Hitchings
  • Key Features

    • Presents world-class expertise through advice from leading specialists across six continents.
    • Covers hot topics such as ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM), anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT), the various types of glaucoma, alpha agonists, and more.
    • Highlights nuances of glaucoma presentation in 600 high-quality images and photographs that help you visualize key diagnostic findings and operative procedures.
    • Features an entire section devoted to new horizons, including the latest in stem cell research, gene transfer, and implants.
    • Allows quick reference thanks to a well-organized, user-friendly full-color layout.
    • Provides access to the contents of the book online, fully searchable for rapid consultation from any place with an Internet connection.

    Table of Contents

    Vol. 1: Medical Diagnosis and Therapy

    Section 1 Glaucoma in the World

    1 Prevalence and Geographic Variations
    Winnie Nolan & Jennifer Yip
    2 Screening for Glaucoma
    Paul Healey
    3 Economics of Glaucoma Care
    Paul Lee
    4 Practical Application of Glaucoma Care in Different Societies
    Alan Robin, Donald Budenz, Nathan Congdon & Ravilla Thulasiraj

    Section 2 Pathogenesis

    5 Pathogenesis of Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy
    James Morgan
    6 Aqueous Humor Dynamics and Intraocular Pressure Elevation
    Carol Toris
    7 Mechanical Stress and Restructuring of the Optic Nerve Head
    Crawford Downs, Michael Roberts & Claude Burgoyne
    8 Role of Vascular Blood Flow in Pathogenesis
    Mark Lesk & Ali Hafez

    Section 3 Diagnosis of Glaucoma

    9 Tonometry and IOP fluctuation
    Ted Garway-Heath, Aachal Kotecha & Sheng Lim
    10 Visual Fields (Goldman, Humphrey, Other)
    David Crabb
    11 Function Specific Perimetry
    Felipe Medeiros & Luciana M. Alenca
    12 Electrophysiological testing
    Stuart Graham & Brad Fortune
    13 Gonioscopy
    John Salmon
    14 UBM
    Giorgio Marchini, Roberto Tosi & Piero Ceruti
    15 Anterior Segment Imaging
    Winnie Nolan & Gus Gazzard
    16 Impact of Central Corneal Thickness and Corneal Biomechanics on Tonometry
    James Brandt, Cynthia Roberts, Mark Sherwood & Clinton Sheets
    17 Disc Stereo Photography
    Jost Jonas
    18 Optic Disc Imaging
    Linda Zangwill, Christopher Bowd & Felipe Medeiros
    19 RNFL Photography and Computer Analysis
    Neil Choplin
    20 Structure and Function Relationships in Glaucoma
    Marcelo Nicolela, Lesya Shuba & Bettina Windisch
    21 Blood Flow Measurement Techniques
    Mark Lesk & Ali Hafez
    22 Genetics
    Rand Allingham & Mohammed elMallah
    23 Genetic Epidemiology
    Ananth Viswanathan, Leonieke van Koolwijk, Catey Bunce

    Section 4 Types of Glaucoma

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    Saunders Ltd.
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