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Title Retinal vascular disease / A.M. Joussen [and others] (eds)
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxv, 778 pages) : illustrations
Contents I Pathogenesis of retinal vascular disease -- 1 Functional anatomy, fine structure and basic pathology -- 2 Retinal vascular development -- 3 Retinal angiogenesis and growth factors -- 4 Hematopoietic stem cells in vascular development and ocular neovascularization -- 5 Inflammation as a stimulus for vascular leakage and proliferation -- 6 The neuronal influence on retinal vascular pathology -- 7 Hypoxia in the pathogenesis of retinal disease -- 8 Blood retinal barrier -- 9 Retinal blood flow -- 10 Genetic approach to retinal vascular disease -- II General concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of retinal vascular disease -- 11 A practical guide to fluorescein angiography -- 12 Optical coherence tomography in the diagnosis of retinal vascular disease -- 13 General concepts in laser treatment for retinal vascular disease -- 14 The role of photodynamic therapy in retinal vascular disease -- 15 Cryosurgery in retinal vascular disease -- 16 Vitrectomy in retinal vascular disease: surgical principles -- 17 Treatment of rubeotic secondary glaucoma -- 18 Intravitreal injections: guidelines to minimize the risk of endophthalmitis
III Pathology, clinical course and treatment of retinal vascular diseases -- 19 Grading of diabetic retinopathy -- 20 Retinopathy of prematurity -- 21 Vascular occlusive disease -- 22 Vascular abnormalities -- 23 Vasculopathy after treatment of choroidal melanoma -- 24 Vasculopathies with acute systemic diseases -- 25 Inflammatory vascular disease -- 26 Hypertensive retinopathies -- 27 Sickle cell retinopathy and hemoglobinopathies -- 28 Vascular tumors of the retina
Summary Offering a comprehensive overview of basic and clinical science, this work aims to enhance the understanding of retinal vascular disease and help in the evaluation of treatment approaches for the clinician. It is useful for general ophthalmologists, retina specialists as well as ophthalmologists in training
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ocular manifestations of general diseases.
Retina -- Diseases.
Retinal Diseases -- pathology.
Retinal Diseases -- therapy.
Retinal Vessels -- pathology.
Vascular Diseases -- pathology.
Vascular Diseases -- therapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Joussen, A. M. (Antonia M.)
LC no. 2007931904
ISBN 3540295410 (alk. paper)
9783540295419 (alk. paper)