Uveitis is the comprehensive reference you need for a balanced approach to basic science and clinical application. Robert B. Nussenblatt and Scott M. Whitcup provide a cohesive and integrated discussion of the topic, covering everything from the role of surgery to AIDS to anterior uveitis and more. This new edition even includes full color throughout with 400 photographs and illustrations. Comprehensive yet readable, this resource packs everything you need in patient evaluation and management to achieve optimal results. Covers the medical, pharmacological, and surgical treatment of uveitis to serve as a complete overview of all uveitis related information. Features multiple chapters on diagnostic approach to help you overcome challenges in making accurate diagnoses. Provides additional information on inflammatory eye diseases in chapters on scleritis, masquerade syndromes, and the role of inflammation in other ocular diseases for more comprehensive coverage. Includes illustrated case studies to supplement major clinical points and provide insight into real situations that you can apply in practice. Highlights important information in key points boxes that make it easy to locate crucial points on each topic. Features significant updates to the chapters on the role of surgery in the patient with uveitis, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, anterior uveitis, white dot syndromes, and masquerade syndromes. Covers advancements and new developments on all aspects of uveitis including new medical and surgical treatments. Presents photographs in full color to better prepare you for actual clinical diagnosis.
Delivers all of today's best knowledge about uveitis--including epidemiology, immunology, clinical manifesttions, diagnostic testing, differential diagnosis, treatment, and therapeutic approaches. The book presents a cohesive clinical approach to patient evaluation and management, providing proven, practical guidelines for achieving optimal outcomes. Illustrated case studies demonstrate how to apply this knowledge in the context of actual clinical situations.
In this publication, worldwide renowned experts elucidate the ocular phenomenon of uveitis (intraocular inflammation) from different points of view. Summaries of the present knowledge along with detailed outlooks regarding the possibilities of future developments in clinical and basic sciences make 'Uveitis Update' an outstanding compendium of the state of the art in uveitis. The practicing ophthalmologist as well as the internist will find this book a practical guide on the latest treatment methods for uveitis together with a realistic look at future avenues. For the ophthalmic scientist and the ophthalmologist specialized in ocular immunology and inflammation, chapters like 'Newer Methodologies in Immunohistochemistry and Diagnosis', 'Ultrasound as a Diagnostic Tool in Uveitis: UBM and B-Scan', `The Role of Cytokines in Uveitis' or `Management of Ocular Manifestations in AIDS patients' will be of utmost importance.
Contemporary Perspectives on Ophthalmology is a specialty text targeting all learners of modern-day ophthalmology, particularly who are making the first steps in the discovery of this vibrant branch of medicine after completing their general medicine course as undergraduates. Contemporary Ophthalmology as a branch of medicine has grown to enormous magnitudes in the last decade. Hence the students need a comprehensive compilation detailing the updates in the subject for easy and quick perusal before their examination. The current edition is completely redesigned, and many chapters are rewritten in order to make it relevant. Some of the key features include: Wide and comprehensive coverage of updated topics in all specialties of ophthalmology. Succinct and focused format for quick reading and understanding. Key updates on evolving topics such as refractive surgery, ocular therapeutics, stem cells and corneal surgery, advances in cataract surgery, glaucoma investigations and treatment, uveal disorders, retinal surgery, oculoplastic procedures and ocular trauma. Enhanced emphasis on diagnosis of ocular disorders and investigations. A chapter on community ophthalmology. A new chapter on statistics for core understanding required for research techniques. Many illustrations and artworks for better elucidation of key concepts. Videos on selected topics.
|Author||: A.K. Gupta|
|Publisher||: Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Release Date||: 2012-05-14|
|ISBN 10||: 8131231658|
|Pages||: 842 pages|
Many new developments have taken place in ophthalmology since the publication of the last edition. It therefore became mandatory to revise and update the present edition. To accomplish this many new chapters have been added and the existing ones revised. Thoroughly revised and updated chapters Recent Advances in Lamellar Keratoplasty Principles of Molecular Genetics Intraocular Tumours Recent Advances in Oculoplastic Surgery Ophthalmic Electrodiagnostic Techniques Ultrasonography in Ophthalmology Ocular Coherence Tomography Anterior Segment Trauma Corneal Topography and Wavefront Sensing
Ocular Disease—a newly introduced companion volume to the classic Adler’s Physiology of the Eye—correlates basic science and clinical management to describe the how and why of eye disease processes and the related best management protocols. Editors Leonard A. Levin and Daniel M. Albert—two of the world’s leading ophthalmic clinician-scientists—have recruited as contributors the most expert and experienced authorities available in each of the major areas of ophthalmic disease specific to ophthalmology: retina, cornea, cataract, glaucoma, uveitis, and more. The concise chapter structure features liberal use of color—with 330 full-color line artworks, call-out boxes, summaries, and schematics for easy navigation and understanding. This comprehensive resource provides you with a better and more practical understanding of the science behind eye disease and its relation to treatment. Covers all areas of disease in ophthalmology including retina, cornea, cataract, glaucoma, and uveitis for the comprehensive information you need for managing clinical cases. Presents a unique and pragmatic blend of necessary basic science and clinical application to serve as a clinical guide to understanding the cause and rational management of ocular disease. Features 330 full-color line artworks that translate difficult concepts and discussions into concise schematics for improved understanding and comprehension. Provides the expert advice of internationally recognized editors with over 40 years of experience together with a group of world class contributors in basic science and clinical ophthalmology.
This new edition expands on the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to uveitis. New fluorescein angiograms and indocyanine angiograms are presented, and descriptive case studies provide examples relevant to the treatment of patients with uveitis. Now with 79 color photographs, the book is even more thorough in its coverage of the medical, pharmacological, and surgical treatment of uveitis. You will also find the most up-to-date information on other conditions associated with uveitis, including inflammatory complications of AIDS. A Brandon Hill Title
This text describes surgical techniques for repairing perforating and penetrating eye injuries, choroidal and subretinal haemorrhages, ocular ruptures, intraocular foreign bodies, traumatic retinal detachment, and other complicated eye injuries. Also covered is vitreoretinal pathology.
This comprehensive volume presents both immunologic fundamentals as they relate to uveitis and the practical approach to the treatment of these diseases. Dr. Foster is the leader in the aggressive medical management of ocular inflammatory diseases, and the book reflects 25 years' experience in the world's busiest uveitis clinic. With contributions from 60 international specialists, this new title provides encyclopedic coverage of basic science, diagnosis, and clinical management, as well as thorough discussions of ocular inflammatory diseases in all regions of the world. The book is complete, dealing with basic science, diagnosis, and clinical management of ocular inflammtory diseases. Dr. Foster's focus on agressive treatment therapies, as well as his twenty-five years of experience at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, makes him a true leader in the field. 1. PART I. BASIC PRINCIPLES 1. Introduction 2. The Uvea: Anatomy, Histology, and Embryology 3. Definition, Classification, Etiology, and Epidemiology 4. Philosophy 5. Basic Immunology PART II. PRINCIPLES OF DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY 6. Diagnosis of Uveitis 7. Imaging Studies 8. Treatment of Uveitis: Overview 9. Corticosteroids 10. Mydriatic and Cycloplegic Agents 11. Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs 12. Immunosuppressive Chemotherapy 13. Diagnostic Surgery 14. Therapeutic Surgery PART III. THE UVEITIS SYNDROMES - INFECTIOUS 15. Syphillis 16. Borreliosis 17. Bartonella 18. Tuberculosis 19. Leptosporosis 20. Brucellosis 21. Ocular Whippleís Disease 22. Rickettsial Diseases 23. Ocular Leprosy 24. Herpesvirsus 25. Rift Valley Fever 26. Measles 27. Rubella 28. Presumed Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome 29. Candidiasis 30. Coccidiodomycosis 31. Cryptococcosis 32. Sporotrichosis 33. Toxoplasmosis 34. Free Living Amoebas and Amoebiasis 35. Giardia Lamblia 36. Trypanosomiasis 37. Pneumocystotis 38. Ocular Toxocariasis 39. Ascariasis 40. Onchocerciasis 41. Loiasis 42. Cysticerosis 43. Diffuse Unilateral Subacute Neuroretinitis 44. Schistosomiasis (Bilharziasis) 45. Ophthalmomyiasis 46. Ophthalmia Nodosa 47. HIV-associated Uveitis PART IV. THE UVEITIS SYNDROMES -- MASQUERADE SYNDROMES 48. Masquerade Syndromes: Malignancies 49. Masquerade Syndromes: Endophthalmitis 50. Masquerade Syndromes: Miscellaneous PART V. THE UVEITIS SYNDROMES -- TRAUMA 51. Traumatic Uveitis PART VI. THE UVEITIS SYNDROMES -- AUTOIMMUNE 52. Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies 53. Systemic Lupus Erthematosus 54. Progressive Systemic Sclerosis 55. Giant Cell Arteritis 56. Adamantiades-Behcetís Disease 57. Polyarteritis Nodosa 58. Wegner's Granulomatosis 59. Eye Disease and Systemic Correlates in Relapsing Polychondritis 60. Antiphospholipid Syndrome 61. Fuchs' Heretochromic Iridocyclitis 62. Multiple Sclerosis 63. Sarcoidosis 64. Tubulointerstitial Nephritis and Uveitis (TINU) Syndrome 65. Birdshot Retinochroroidopathy 66. Sympathetic Opthalmia 67. Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome 68. Multifocal Choroiditis and Panueveitis 69. Multiple Evanescent White Dot Syndrome 70. Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Eipitheliopathy 71. Acute Retinal Pigment Epithelitis 72. Serpiginous Choroiditis 73. Subretinal Fibrosis and Uveitis Syndrome 74. Punctate Inner Choroidopathy 75. Acute Zonal Occult Outer Retinopathy 76. Lens-Induced Uveitis 77. Retinal Vasculitis 78. Intermediate Uveitis PART VII. THE UVEITIS SYNDROMES -- MEDICATION-INDUCED 79. Medication-Induced Uveitis
A dozen studies report on recent research findings for clinicians and scientists working in immunology. They discuss such topics as the immunobiology of autoimmunity, autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome types I and II, insights into the molecular mechanisms of the autoimmune thyroid diseases, type I d
Ocular Immunology in Health and Disease is designed to provide the reader with a review of the basic concepts in immunology. A thorough introductory section is followed by a discussion of the unique attributes of ocular immunity and the basis of ocular immune privilege. * - Provides a basic introduction to immunology for the student and practitioner * - Detailed and thorough introduction and discussion included in each chapter * - Describes unique attributes of ocular immunity and the basis of ocular immune privilege
AUTOIMMUNITY: PHYSIOLOGY AND DISEASE presents a thorough and coherent analysis of all aspects of autoreactivity in normal healthy individuals and in sufferers of autoimmune diseases.
'Pushing an elephant through a keyhole' underlies the basics of phacoemulsification. It is with a great deal of skill and finesse that ophthalmic surgeons perform phacoemulsification for the benefit of their patients. This two volume text with two accompanying CD-ROMs offers the reader more than enough background knowledge to perform safe phaco sur
Stay current in the ever-changing discipline of rheumatology with clear, reliable guidance from Hochberg’s Rheumatology, one of the most respected and trusted sources in the field. Designed to meet the needs of the practicing clinician, this medical reference book provides extensive, authoritative coverage of rheumatic diseases from basic scientific principles to practical points of clinical management in a lucid, logical, user-friendly manner. Track disease progression and treat patients more effectively with the information on genetic findings, imaging outcomes, cell and biologic therapies, rheumatoid arthritis, and SLE. Incorporate recent findings about pathogenesis of disease; imaging outcomes for specific diseases like RA, osteoarthritis, and spondyloarthropathies; cell and biologic therapies; and other timely topics. Remain up to date on the latest information in rheumatology through 13 brand-new chapters covering biomedical and translation science, disease and outcome assessment, new imaging modalities, early emerging disease, clinical therapeutics, patient management, and rehabilitation. Take advantage of expanded coverage of small molecule treatment, biologics, biomarkers, epigenetics, biosimilars, and cell-based therapies. Focus on the core knowledge needed for successful results with each chapter co-authored by an internationally-renowned specialist in the field. Easily find the information you need thanks to a consistent, user-friendly format with templated content and large-scale images.
This therapeutic reference available worldwide, combines pharmacology and the clinical application of medications used in ophthalmology to provide ophthalmologists and eyecare practitioners the information needed to treat ocular conditions. Current concepts in medical therapy are reviewed for all common and many rare eye diseases.
Hardbound. The volume contains the papers from the 4th International Symposium on Uveitis (ISU)held in Yokohama, Japan. The spirited discussions showed how astounding the progress in the field of uveitis has been in the past several years. The ISU explored many aspects of the broad fields of uveitis and ocular immunology. Although there is no clarity in the mechanism and pathophysiology of uveitis, many research findings were reported by a number of disciplines ranging from clinical findings to molecular biology. This book contains scientific information that can be useful asa reference to those interested in uveitis and ocular immunology. Furthermore, it can be utilized as a solid foundation for future work in the field.