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Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology

Basic Principles and Diagnostic Techniques

Singh, Arun D., Damato, Bertil E. (Eds.)

Originally published by Saunders, Philadelphia, 2007

2nd ed. 2014, X, 235 p. 121 illus., 107 illus. in color.

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  • Practical guidance on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of ocular cancers
  • Numerous full-color photographs and illustrations that will facilitate diagnosis Detailed coverage of all management options
  • Written by internationally renowned experts​

Written by internationally renowned experts, Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology provides practical guidance and advice on the diagnosis and management of the complete range of ocular cancers. The book supplies all of the state-of-the-art knowledge required in order to identify these cancers early and to treat them as effectively as possible. Using the information provided, readers will be able to:

·         Provide effective patient care using the latest knowledge on all aspects of ophthalmic oncology.

·         Verify diagnostic conclusions based on comparison with numerous full-color clinical photographs from the authors' private collections, histopathologic microphotographs, imaging studies, and crisp illustrations.

·         Locate required information quickly owing to the clinically focused and user-friendly format.

This volume provides essential information on cancer epidemiology, etiology, pathology, angiogenesis, immunology, genetics, and staging systems and explains the principles underlying different therapeutic approaches.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Cancer staging - Complications - Immunology - Targeted therapy - Tumor associated diseases

Related subjects » Oncology & Hematology - Ophthalmology

Table of contents 

Cancer Epidemiology.- Etiology of Cancer.- Cancer Pathology.- Cancer Angiogenesis.- Cancer Immunology.- Cancer Genetics.- Cancer Staging Systems.- Principles of Cryotherapy.- Principles of Laser Therapy.- Principles of Radiation Therapy.- Ocular Complications of Radiotherapy.- Principles and Complications of Chemotherapy.- Principles and Complications of Targeted Therapy.- Counseling Patients with Cancer.- Tumor Associated Cataract .- Tumor Associated Glaucoma.- Graft vs Host Disease.- Diagnostic Techniques: Angiography.- OCT and Autofluorescence.- Diagnostic Techniques: Autofluorescence.- Diagnostic Techniques: USG.​

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