Glaucoma

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Franz Grehn, Robert Stamper
Springer Science & Business Media, Feb 8, 2009 - 118 pages
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The Essentials in Ophthalmology series represents readership acceptance of the first two series, each an unique updating publication on the progress in all of eight volumes. This is a success that was made subspecialties of ophthalmology. possible predominantly by the numerous opinion-lead- In a quarterly rhythm, eight issues are published cov- ing authors and the outstanding section editors, as well ering clinically relevant achievements in the whole field as with the constructive support of the publisher. There of ophthalmology. This timely transfer of advancements are many good reasons to continue and still improve for the best possible care of our eye patients has proven the dissemination of this didactic and clinically r- to be effective. The initial working hypothesis of provid- evant information. ing new knowledge immediately following publication in the peer-reviewed journal and not waiting for the G.K. Krieglstein textbook appears to be highly workable. R.N. Weinreb We are now entering the third cycle of the Essentials Series Editors in Ophthalmology series, having been encouraged by September 2008 Preface This third volume in the series, Essentials of Oph- helpful. Strouthidis and Garway-Heath tell us how.
 

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Contents

Imaging Individual Ganglion Cells in the Human Retina
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131 Scanning Laser Polarimetry
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133 Optical Coherence Tomography
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134 Confocal Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy
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135 Adaptive Optics
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14 Applications to RGC Imaging
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143 The Detection of Apoptosing Retinal Cells DARC
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15 The Future
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633 SteroidInduced Glaucoma
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642 Fuchs Heterochromic Iridocyclitis
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643 Herpetic Disease
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646 Toxoplasmosis
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65 Treatment of Uveitic Glaucoma
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66 Conclusion
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Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery
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722 Deep Sclerectomy and Exposure of TrabeculoDescemets Membrane
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References
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The Epidemiology of Glaucoma The Epidemiology of Glaucoma
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221 Increased IOP
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223 Family History
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226 Myopia
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227 Other Risk Factors
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Factors
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References
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Circadian Changes in Intraocular Pressure
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33 Sources of Circadian Control
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34 Glaucoma and 24Hour IOP
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35 Medical Management of 24Hour IOP
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References
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Detecting Glaucoma Progression by Imaging
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Optic Nerve Head Photography
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42 HRT
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Stereometric Parameter Event Analyses
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PixelBased Technique
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44 Detecting Progression by OCT
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46 Lack of Concordance
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References
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The Classification of Primary AngleClosure Glaucoma
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51 Background
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53 The Evolution of Classification Schemes for AngleClosure Glaucoma
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55 Primary OpenAngle Glaucoma is a Diagnosis of Exclusion
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57 Trabecular Meshwork Damage in Angle Closure
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Ciliary Body
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510 Gonioscopy
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Uveitic Glaucoma
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63 Pathogenesis of Uveitic Glaucoma
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74 The Use of Implants
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76 Mechanisms of Filtration
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Yag Goniopuncture
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78 Technique
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796 Glaucoma Associated with SturgeWeber Syndrome
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7102 Absolute Contraindications
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7112 Early Postoperative Complications
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7113 Late Postoperative Complications
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712 Clinical Experience with Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery
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7123 Studies Comparing Trabeculectomy and Nonpenetrating Glaucoma Surgery
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References
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New Glaucoma Surgical Devices
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and Physiology of Aqueous Outflow and Drainage Devices
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821 Subconjunctival Filtration
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the ExPRESS Shunt
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Schlemms Canal Devices Canaloplasty iScience Glaukos Trabecular MicroBypass Stent and the Trabectome
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842 Trabecular MicroBypass Stent
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843 Trabectome
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The SOLX Gold Microshunt
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86 Conclusion
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References
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Digital Glaucoma Patient Record and Teleconsultation Systems for Glaucoma Specialists The European Glaucoma Society Glaucocard Project
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92 History of Telemedicine in Ophthalmology
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93 The Concept of an Electronic Glaucoma Patient Health Record System
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932 Important Classifications for Electronic Glaucoma Medical Record Systems
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94 The EGS Glaucocard Project
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95 Future Prospects
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Acknowledgments
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Index
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