Neuro-Ophthalmology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780750675482, 9780702039027

Neuro-Ophthalmology, Volume 32

1st Edition

Blue Books of Neurology Series, Volume 32

Authors: Desmond Kidd Nancy Newman Valerie Biousse
eBook ISBN: 9780702039027
Hardcover ISBN: 9780750675482
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 26th March 2008
Page Count: 392

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Table of Contents


1. Neuro-ophthalmologic Anatomy and examination Techniques

2. Is It a neuroophthalmic problem? If Not, What Else Could It Be?

3. Transient Monocular Visual Loss

4. Ischemic Optic Neuropathies

5. Optic Neuritis

6. Other Inflammatory Optic Neuropathies

7. Herditary Optic Neuropathies

8. Papilloedema and IIH

9. Orbital Disorders

10. Primary and Secondary Tumors of the Optic Nerve and its Sheath

11. Pupils

12. Ocular Motility Disorders and Nystagmus

13. Cortical Visual Disorders


Effectively identify and manage neuro-ophthalmic conditions with expert advice from today’s leading international authorities — all at the forefront of clinical practice and research! This volume in the Blue Books of Neurology series provides essential, current information on the clinical features, differential diagnosis, and management of a wide range of conditions you see in practice.

Key Features

  • Presents the practice-proven experience of internationally recognized experts who provide global perspectives on the subject.
  • Features superb color images
  • Includes discussions of the neuro-ophthalmic examination, guiding you through the differential diagnosis and key features of a variety of neuro-ophthalmic problems.
  • Distinguishes neuro-ophthalmic disorders from other conditions that present with similar symptoms, enabling you to avoid misdiagnoses.
  • Covers common as well as more urgent neuro-ophthalmic conditions – including Papilloedema and optic neuropathies.
  • Describes how to make the most effective use of the latest neuroimaging techniques and pharmacologic treatments.


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About the Authors

Desmond Kidd Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Royal Free Hospital, London, UK

Nancy Newman Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Neuro-Ophthalmology Unit, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

Valerie Biousse Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Neuro-Ophthalmology Unit, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA