Whitcup and Nussenblatt's Uveitis - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323480147

Whitcup and Nussenblatt's Uveitis

5th Edition

Fundamentals and Clinical Practice

Authors: Scott Whitcup H. Nida Sen
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323480147
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 31st March 2021
Page Count: 430
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Description

Comprehensive and readable, Whitcup and Nussenblatt's Uveitis, 5th Edition, covers every aspect of this complex subspecialty in a single convenient volume. This clinically relevant guide covers the medical, pharmacological, and surgical treatment of uveitis in a visually rich, full-color format, offering a complete overview for today’s clinicians. New and updated case studies, key points boxes, and more than 400 images and graphics highlight major clinical points and provide insight into real situations that you can apply in practice.

Table of Contents

PART 1: FUNDAMENTALS

  1. Elements of the Immune System and Concepts of Intraocular
    Inflammatory Disease Pathogenesis                                                                                                                                       1
  2. PART 2: DIAGNOSIS

  3. Medical History in the Patient with Uveitis
  4. Examination of the Patient with Uveitis
  5. Development of a Differential Diagnosis
  6. Diagnostic Testing and Imaging
  7. Optical Coherence Tomography in Uveitis
  8. Evidence-Based Medicine in Uveitis
  9.  

    PART 3:MEDICAL THERAPY AND SURGICAL INTERVENTION

  10. Approaches to Medical Therapy
  11. Role of Surgery in the Patient with Uveitis
  12. PART 4: INFECTIOUS UVEITIC CONDITIONS

  13. Bacterial and Fungal Diseases
  14. Spirochetal Diseases
  15. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  16. Acute Retinal Necrosis and Progressive Outer Retinal Necrosis
  17. Other Viral Diseases
  18. Ocular Toxoplasmosis
  19. Ocular Histoplasmosis
  20. Ocular toxacariasis
  21. Onchocerciasis and Other Parasitic Diseases
  22. Postsurgical Uveitis
  23.  

    PART 5:NON INFECTIOUS UVEITIC CONDITIONS

  24. Anterior Uveitis
  25. Scleritis
  26. Intermediate Uveitis
  27. Sarcoidosis
  28. Sympathetic Ophthalmia
  29. Vogt–Koyanagi–Harada Syndrome
  30. Birdshot Chorioretinopathy
  31. Behçet’s Disease
  32. Retinal Vasculitis
  33. Serpiginous Choroidopathy
  34. White-Dot Syndromes
  35. Masquerade Syndromes

Details

No. of pages:
430
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2021
Published:
31st March 2021
Imprint:
Elsevier
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323480147

About the Authors

Scott Whitcup

Affiliations and Expertise

Founder and CEO Akrivista and Whitecap Biosciences, Irvine, California; Clinical Faculty, UCLA Stein Eye Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California.

H. Nida Sen