Neuro-ophthalmology: The Practical Guide

Neuro-ophthalmology: The Practical Guide

Hardback Language: German

Edited by Leonard A. Levin, Edited by Anthony C. Arnold

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  • Publisher: Thieme Publishing Group
  • Format: Hardback | 494 pages
  • Language: German
  • Dimensions: 224mm x 286mm x 28mm | 1,778g
  • Publication date: 1 June 2005
  • Publication City/Country: Stuttgart
  • ISBN 10: 3131383119
  • ISBN 13: 9783131383112
  • Illustrations note: 406 illus; 72 tables
  • Sales rank: 1,902,523

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For those clinicians with minimal experience in reading the signs and symptoms of neuro-ophthalmic disease, this book provides the information you need to make accurate clinical judgments and will give you the confidence to handle emergency situations. Features: -Well-organized sections on examination techniques, signs and symptoms, categories of neuro-ophthalmic disorders, and key diagnostic tests -More than 200 full-color photographs of specific diseases for easy identification -Detailed lists of differential diagnoses and "red flags" to prevent errors in evaluation or treatment -In-depth discussions of optic tumors, diplopia and polyopia, Horner's Syndrome, nerve palsies, visual field defects, eye movement disorders, and more Designed for specialists and non-specialists alike, this user-friendly guidebook will be invaluable for immediate diagnostic and management decisions, including knowing when referrals are in order.

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Leonard A. Levin, Anthony C. Arnold

Table of contents

1. Clinical Testing of Visual Function (Arunagiri/Sergott) 2. Pupil Testing (Calvert) 3. Techniques of the Oculomotor Examination (Wein/Cornblath) 4. Choice and Interpretation of Visual Field Testing (Wall) 5. Transient Visual Loss (Katz) 6. Persistent Visual Loss (Levin/Arnold) 7. Visual Field Defects (Lee/Brazis) 8. Positive Visual Phenomena (Pomeranz) 9. Diplopia and Polyopia (Lee/Brazis) 10. Nystagmus (Eggenberger) 11. Optic Disc Edema (Appen) 12. Optic Disc Pallor (Warner) 13. Ocular and Orbital Pain (Brazis/Lee) 14. Proptosis (Gordon) 15. Anisocoria (Kawasaki) 16. Ptosis and Lagophthalmos (Egan) 17. Pseudotumor Cerebri (Friedman) 18. Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (Lincoff) 19. Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy (Chung) 20. Idiopathic Optic Neuritis (Levin/Arnold) 21. Other Inflammatory Optic Neuropathies (Frohman) 22. Compressive Optic Neuropathy (Girkin) 23. Congenital Optic Nerve Anomalies (Golnik) 24. Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (Schatz) 25. Toxic and Metabolic Optic Neuropathies (Purvin) 26. Traumatic Optic Neuropathy (Rubin) 27. Optic Nerve Tumors (Miller) 28. Disorders/Diseases of the Chiasm (Wein) 29. Diseases of the Retrochiasmal Visual Pathway (Weinstein) 30. Third Nerve Palsies (Wein) 31. Fourth Nerve Palsies (Leavitt) 32. Abducens Palsies (Sedwick) 33. Cavernous Sinus Disorders (Pless) 34. Myasthenia Gravis and Ocular Myopathies (Hamilton) 35. Supranuclear Disorders of Eye Movement (Morrow) 36. Horner s Syndrome (Kalish) 37. Adie s Pupil (Kardon/Bergamin) 38. Thyroid-Associated Orbitopathy (Graves Disease) (Wein) 39. Orbital Tumors (Bose) 40. Orbital Inflammation and Infection (Hogan) 41. Migraines and Migraine Variants (Acierno/Corbett) 42. Facial Nerve Disorders (Foroozan/Moster) 43. Thromboembolic Disease (Hedges) 44. Nonorganic Visual Loss (Borchert) 45. Neuro-Ophthalmic Emergencies (Biousse/Newman) 46. Ancillary Electrophysiologic Testing (Kaufman) 47. Temporal Artery Biopsy (Varadkar/Katz) 48. Lumbar Puncture (Johnson/Meyer) 49. Neuroimaging Kline/Takhtani/Cure) 50. Billing for Neuro-Ophthalmologic Diseases (Repka)