Description

Neuro-Ophthalmology: Diagnosis and Management is a highly organized and uniform textbook designed to bridge the gap between a handbook and an encyclopedia. Drs. Grant T. Liu, Nicholas J. Volpe, and Steven L. Galetta present their expertise through this highly visual resource that features full color throughout, extensive illustrations, and a DVD-ROM with videos and more. The second edition includes major updates to reflect advances in migraine, multiple sclerosis treatments, neuroimaging, and more. This is your one-stop source of information both for understanding the underlying presentation, pathophysiology, neuroimaging, and diagnostic studies in neuro-ophthalmology, as well as the ideal diagnostic, treatment, and ongoing management tools for all neuro-ophthalmic conditions. ***The eBook versions of this title do not include the DVD-ROM content from the print edition.

Key Features

  • Combines extensive 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.
  • Features reviews of neuroanatomy and neurophysiology based on clinical and pathological observations in humans without the extensive discussion of experimental literature involving non-human primates and other animals for an extremely focused clinical resource excellent for practice and preparing for professional examinations.
  • Includes coverage of 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.

Table of Contents

Dedication

Foreword

Preface

Acknowledgments

PART ONE HISTORY AND EXAMINATION

1 The Neuro-ophthalmic History

2 The Neuro-ophthalmic Examination

PART TWO VISUAL LOSS AND OTHER DISORDERS OF THE AFFERENT VISUAL PATHWAY

3 Visual Loss: Overview, Visual Field Testing, and Topical Diagnosis

4 Visual Loss: Retinal Disorders of Neuro-ophthalmic Interest

5 Visual Loss: Optic Neuropathies

6 Optic Disc Swelling: Papilledema and Other Causes

7 Visual Loss: Chiasmal Disorders

8 Visual Loss: Retrochiasmal Disorders

9 Disorders of Higher Cortical Visual Function

10 Transient Visual Loss

11 Functional Visual Loss

12 Visual Hallucinations and Illusions

PART THREE EFFERENT NEURO-OPHTHALMIC DISORDERS

13 Pupillary Disorders

14 Eyelid and Facial Nerve Disorders

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

16 Eye Movement Disorders: Gaze Abnormalities

17 Eye Movement Disorders: Nystagmus and Nystagmoid Eye Movements

18 Orbital Disease in Neuro-ophthalmology

PART FOUR OTHER TOPICS

19 Headache, Facial Pain, and Disorders of Facial Sensation

Index

Details

No. of pages:
720
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437721140
Print ISBN:
9781416023111