Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Genetics by Birgit Lorenz, Francois-Xavier Borruat

By Birgit Lorenz, Francois-Xavier Borruat

This fantastically dependent textual content is designed for useful ease of use. speedy and simple to learn, it bridges the space among basic literature and day-by-day perform during this really good box. Neuro-ophthalmology encompasses lesions of either the afferent and efferent pathways, which could end result from quite a few etiologies, together with tumoral, paraneoplastic, vascular, inflammatory, infectious, or hereditary – simply to identify a number of. This quantity of necessities in Ophthalmology is devoted to the evaluate of recent advancements in neuro-ophthalmology. it's been written through an array of authors with genuine services within the topic. The textual content comprises all of the most up-to-date advancements, together with these in analysis, body structure, investigations, and in healing options.

Show description

Read or Download Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Genetics PDF

Similar ophthalmology books

HANDBOOK OF GLAUCOMA

Presents functional medical information regarding the administration of this sickness. Covers crucial scientific manifestations, diagnostic applied sciences and healing modalities, and reports fresh advancements within the pathogenesis and administration of glaucoma.

Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Genetics

This fantastically based textual content is designed for sensible ease of use. fast and simple to learn, it bridges the space among basic literature and day-by-day perform during this really expert box. Neuro-ophthalmology encompasses lesions of either the afferent and efferent pathways, that could end result from a number of etiologies, together with tumoral, paraneoplastic, vascular, inflammatory, infectious, or hereditary – simply to identify a couple of.

Mastering corneal collagen cross linking techniques

Written by way of the most important experts from worldwide, this complete color textual content describes and carefully illustrates cutting-edge diagnostic and remedy modalities for the cornea and refractive surgical procedure particularly. - offers particular discussions and professional counsel on visible rehabilitation with corneal collagen cross-linking.

Oculoplastic surgery: the essentials

Drawing at the services of a multidisciplinary staff of specialists, this special textual content systematically covers the 3 significant branches of oculoplastic surgical procedure - normal, aesthetic, and orbital illnesses - in a concise structure that makes a speciality of simply the main suitable, must-know details. filled with thousands of full-color illustrations, Oculoplastic surgical procedure: The necessities offers readers with simply available descriptions of key thoughts and approaches.

Extra resources for Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Genetics

Example text

Summary for the Clinician ■ There is no proven effective therapy for NAION. ■ Low-dose aspirin may reduce the risk of fellow-eye involvement. 3 Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Although the anterior form of ION is far more common than the posterior variety, ischemia of the retrobulbar portions of the optic nerve occurs in many settings, both arteritic and nonarteritic. Posterior ischemic optic neuropathy (PION) is a syndrome of acute visual loss with characteristics of optic neuropathy without disc edema and is marked by the subsequent development of optic atrophy.

Optic Neuritis Study Group (2004) Long-term magnetic resonance imaging changes after optic neuritis in patients without clinically definite multiple sclerosis. Arch Neurol 61:1538–1541 55. Polman CH, Reinglod SC, Edan G et al (2005) Diagnostic criteria for multiple sclerosis: 2005 revisions to the “McDonald” criteria. Ann Neurol 58:840–846 56. Polman C, Kappos L, Freedman M et al (2006) Betaseron in newly emerging multiple sclerosis for initial treatment (BENEFIT): subgroup analyses. 002 57. Purvin V (2000) Optic neuropathies for the neurologist.

A tentative diagnosis may be made on the basis of advanced age and typical clinical symptoms in conjunction with elevation of the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR). Most cases of active GCA show markedly elevated ESR (mean 70 mm/h, often >100 mm/h). When the level is not extremely high, however, interpretation of the value becomes more difficult, as normative data are imprecise. As a rule, we recommend the clinically useful guideline that the upper level of normal, in mm/h, is calculated by dividing patient’s age by 2 in males, and the patient’s age plus 10, all divided by 2 in females.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.68 of 5 – based on 48 votes