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Medicine - Ophthalmology | Intraocular Inflammation

Intraocular Inflammation

Zierhut, M., Ohno, S., Oréfice, F., Pavesio, C., Rao, N.A. (Eds.)

2015, XX, 1668 p. 549 illus., 385 illus. in color. With online files/update.

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  • About this book

  • First Uveitis book with valuable case studies for differential diagnosis and most appropriate treatment options
  • Very practical book written by world-authorities in this field
  • Comprehensive coverage, with even rare forms of uveitis
  • Homogenous reader-friendly structure with core messages, aetiology, diagnostics and treatment options
  • Lavishly illustrated reference book with additional online access to one hundred informative case reports

This well-structured and lavishly illustrated book is a comprehensive reference on intraocular inflammation that encompasses all anatomic forms, settings, and etiologies. Individual sections are devoted to uveitis associated with systemic disorders, uveitis syndromes restricted to the eye, bacterial uveitis, viral uveitis, fungal uveitis, parasitic uveitis, uveitis caused by other microbes, traumatic uveitis, and masquerade syndromes. Chapters on the different forms of uveitis are in a homogeneous reader-friendly format, with identification of core messages, explanation of etiology and pathogenesis, up-to-date information on diagnostics and differential diagnosis, and guidance on the most appropriate forms of treatment and prognosis. Helpful flow charts are included to assist in identification of potential underlying disorders, and the reader will also have online access to one hundred informative case reports demonstrating the different courses of intraocular inflammation. The authors are world experts keen to share their vast experience with the reader. The Textbook of Intraocular Inflammation will be a valuable resource for all physicians who deal with patients with inflammatory eye disease.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Evidence-based medicine - Familial uveitis - Retinal pigment epitheliitis - Uveitis in children - Uveitis in elderly

Related subjects » Internal Medicine - Ophthalmology

Table of contents 

From the Contents: Anatomy.- Classification and Terminology.- Immunology and Experimental Uveitis.- Epidemiology.- Evaluation (History, Examination).- Serology.- Fluorescence Angiography/Indocyanin Angiography.- Ocular Coherence Tomography.- Electrodiagnostic Tests.- Ultrasonography.- Ocular Biopsy.- Diagnostic Vitrectomy.- Laser Flare Photometry.- AC Diagnostics.- Diagnostic Imaging Procedures.- Genetics.- Uveitis and Clinical Trials.- Evidence Based Medicine.- General Considerations.– Corticosteroids.- Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs.- Anti-TNF-alpha-Blocking Agents.– Azathioprine.– Chlorambucil.– Cyclophosphamide.- New Drugs.- Intraocular Drug Delivery.– Cataract.– Macular Edema.– Glaucoma.- Subretinal Fibrosis.– Vitrectomy.- Anterior Uveitis.- Intermediate Uveitis.- Posterior Uveitis.- White-Dot-Syndrom.– Panuveitis.- Retinal Vasculitis.– Retinitis.- Uveitis in Children.

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