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Title Visual dysfunction in diabetes : the science of patient impairment and health care / edited by Joyce Tombran-Tink, Colin J. Barnstable, Thomas W. Gardner
Published New York, NY : Humana Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 379 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Ophthalmology research
Ophthalmology research.
Contents Living with diabetic retinopathy -- Living with diabetic retinopathy: the patient's view -- How is diabetic retinopathy detected? -- Diabetic retinopathy screening: progress or lack of progress -- Functional/neural mapping discoveries in the diabetic retina: advancing clinical care with the multifocal ERG -- How does diabetes affect the eye? -- Corneal diabetic neuropathy -- Clinical phenotypes of diabetic retinopathy -- Visual psychophysics in diabetic retinopathy -- Mechanisms of blood-retinal barrier breakdown -- Molecular regulation of endothelial cell tight junctions and the blood-retinal barrier -- Capillary degeneration in diabetic retinopathy -- Proteases in diabetic retinopathy -- Proteomics in the vitreous of diabetic retinopathy patients -- Neurodegeneration in diabetic retinopathy -- Glucose-induced cellular signaling in diabetic retinopathy -- IGFBP-3 as a regulator of the growth-hormone/insulin-like growth factor pathway in proliferative retinopathies -- Neurotrophic factors in diabetic retinopathy -- Role of CTGF in diabetic retinopathy -- How can vision loss be limited: experimental therapies -- Ranidizumab and other VEGF antagonists for diabetic macular edema -- Neurodegeneration, neuropeptides, and diabetic retinopathy -- Glial cell-derived cytokines and vascular integrity in diabetic retinopathy -- Impact of islet cell transplantation on diabetic retinopathy in type 1 diabetes
Analysis Medicine
Medicine & Public Health
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Diabetic retinopathy.
Diabetic Retinopathy.
Form Electronic book
Author Tombran-Tink, Joyce.
Barnstable, Colin J.
Gardner, Thomas W. (Thomas Wright), 1953-
ISBN 9781607611509 (electronic bk.)
1607611503 (electronic bk.)