Key Features

  • Benefit from the extensive knowledge and experience of esteemed editor Dr. Stephen Ryan, five expert co-editors, and a truly global perspective from 358 other world authorities across Europe, Asia, Australasia the Americas.
  • Examine and evaluate the newest diagnostic technologies and approaches that are changing the management of retinal disease, including future technologies which will soon become the standard.
  • Put the very latest scientific and genetic discoveries, diagnostic imaging methods, drug therapies, treatment recommendations, and surgical techniques to work in your practice.

Table of Contents

VOLUME 1
Part 1: Retinal Imaging and Diagnostics
Section 1: Optimal Imaging Technologies
1. Fluorescein Angiography: Basic Principles and Interpretation
2. Clinical Applications of Diagnostic Indocyanine Green Angiography
3. Optical Coherence Tomography
4. Autofluorescence Imaging
5. Advanced Imaging Technologies
6. Image Processing
Section 2: Retinal Diagnostics
7. Electrogenesis of the Electroretinogram
8. Clinical Electrophysiology
9. Diagnostic Ophthalmic Ultrasound
10. Color Vision and Night Vision
11. Visual Acuity and Contrast Sensitivity
12. Visual Fields in Retinal Disease
Part 2: Basic Science and Translation to Therapy
Section 1: Anatomy and Physiology
13. The Development of the Retina
14. Structure and Function of Rod and Cone Photoreceptors
15. Function and Anatomy of the Mammalian Retina
16. Cell Biology of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium
17. Cell Biology of the Müller Cell
18. Retinal and Choroidal Vasculature: Retinal Oxygenation
19. Mechanisms of Normal Retinal Adhesion
20. Structure, Function, and Pathology of Bruch's Membrane
21. Vitreous and Vitreoretinal Interface
Section 2: Basic Mechanisms of Injury in the Retina
22. Mechanisms of Oxidative Stress in Retinal Injury
23. Mechanisms of ER Stress in Retinal Disease
24. Cell Death, Apoptosis and Autophagy in Retinal Injury
25. Inflammatory Response and Mediators in Retinal Injury
26. Basic Mechanisms of Pathological Retinal and Choroidal Angiogenesis
27. Blood-Retinal Barrier, Immune Privilege, and Autoimmunity
28. Mechanism of Macular Edema and Therapeutic Approaches
29. Cellular Effects of Detachment and Reattachment on the Neural Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium
30. Pathogenesis of Serous Detachment of the Retina and Pigment Epithelium
Section 3: Genetics
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Details

No. of pages:
2564
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781455707379
Electronic ISBN:
9781455737802