k. bailey freund
colin a. mccannel
while advances in these areas of retinal degenerations will be described, there will be many new topics that either were in their infancy or did not exist at the time of the last rd symposium, rd2010. these include the role of inflammation and immunity, as well as other basic mechanisms, in age-related macular degeneration, several new aspects of gene therapy, and revolutionary new imaging and functional testing that will have a huge impact on the diagnosis and following the course of retinal degenerations, as well as to provide new quantitative endpoints for clinical trials. the retina is an approachable part of the central nervous system (cns), and there is a major interest in neuroprotective and gene therapy for cns diseases and neurodegenerations, in general. it should be noted that with successful and exciting initial clinical trials in neuroprotective and gene therapy, including the restoration of sight in blind children, the retinal degeneration therapies are leading the way towards new therapeutic measures for neurodegenerations of the cns.
many of the successes recently reported in these areas of retinal degeneration sprang from collaborations established at previous rd symposia, and many of those will be reported at the rd2010 meeting and included in the proposed volume. we anticipate the excitement of those working in the field and those afflicted with retinal degenerations will be reflected in the volume.show more
carlos a. medina
herbert f. jelinek; michael j. cree
discusses the effect of automated assessment programs on health care provision
diabetes is approaching pandemic numbers, and as an associated complication, diabetic retinopathy is also on the rise. much about the computer-based diagnosis of this intricate illness has been discovered and proven effective in research labs. but, unfortunately, many of these advances have subsequently failed during transition from the lab to the clinic. so what is the best way to diagnose and treat retinopathy automated image detection of retinal pathology discusses the epidemiology of the disease, proper screening protocols, algorithm development, image processing, and feature analysis applied to the retina.
conveys the need for widely implemented risk-reduction programs
offering an array of informative examples, this book analyzes the use of automated computer techniques, such as pattern recognition, in analyzing retinal images and detecting diabetic retinopathy and its progression as well as other retinal-based diseases. it also addresses the benefits and challenges of automated health care in the field of ophthalmology. the book then details the increasing practice of telemedicine screening and other advanced applications including arteriolar-venous ratio, which has been shown to be an early indicator of cardiovascular, diabetes, and cerebrovascular risk.
although tremendous advances have been made in this complex field, there are still many questions that remain unanswered. this book is a valuable resource for researchers looking to take retinal pathology to that next level of discovery as well as for clinicians and primary health care professionals that aim to utilize automated diagnostics as part of their health care program.
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this book is exceptional in explaining not only when and how but also why vitrectomy is performed – an additional focus that will help trainee surgeons to develop their own critical thinking. uniquely, the book’s first part describes “the life of the vitreoretinal surgeon” to help residents decide whether the field is indeed suitable for them, and if yes, how they can chart their own course in the absence of a formal fellowship program.
the second and third parts discuss the fundamentals in vr surgery, such as the general philosophy underlying vitrectomy, equipment, examination, timing, anesthesia, the surgeon’s posture, and the organization of the operating room. the final two parts are dedicated to surgical strategy and tissue tactics, reviewing the principles of surgical maneuvers and the practical sides of diagnosis-specific issues. an appendix is also included, which offers additional guideposts for the aspiring trainee surgeon, including a description of how an ideal mentor should act in surgery. the book is written in an easy-to-follow format with bullet points and text boxes, and has well over 250 color images and line drawings as well as over 60 tables.
spandau, ulrich, pavlidis, mitrofanis
this book provides step-by-step instructions on how to operate with 27g instrumentation in a wide range of surgical indications, including vitreous floaters, macular holes, dropped nucleus, retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, submacular hemorrhage, retinopathy of prematurity and much trauma. all surgeries are approached in cookbook fashion, with initial coverage of the “ingredients” (devices and instruments) and then meticulous description of preparation and performance with supporting photographs, drawings and videos. in addition, the differences and benefits in comparison with 23g and 25g vitrectomy are highlighted.
small-gauge vitrectomy has radically changed the ways in which vitrectomy is performed. 27g vitrectomy is the most recent and most exciting development in small-gauge vitrectomy. the healing time is faster but the small diameter prolongs the duration of surgery. this obstacle has been overcome with powerful new vitrectomy machines and revolutionary vitreous cutters with two cutting blades making 27g vitrectomy as fast as 25g. this new equipment has expanded the indications for 27g surgeries immensely from detachment surgery to retinopathy of prematurity and the advent of new instruments may make 27g the gold standard in the future. this book, written by authors with huge experience in 27g vitrectomy, will enable surgeons to fully exploit its advantages.
this book “diabetic retinopathy” summarizes about the relation between diabetes and blindness or severe loss of vision, different imaging techniques and treatment measures used for diabetes retinopathy. diabetes is one of the main causes of blindness in many countries and working population. diabetic retinopathy is a social, clinical problem which is associated with duration of the diabetes, high blood sugar levels and arterial hypertension etc. advanced diabetic retinopathy is also found in many cases and it is difficult to treat, due to late diagnosis. this book is divided in to ten chapters and each chapter covers different aspect of diabetic retinopathy. the basics of diabetic retinopathy, classification, pathogenesis, pathophysiology of diabetic retinopathy are thoroughly described. retinal fluoroangiography, oct in diabetic retinopathy and oct angiography imaging are used for basic information on epidemiology, pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy. various diabetic retinopathy treatment measures are also described here.
the aim of this book, handbook of retinal disease: a case-based approach, is to provide a ‘high-yield’, easily accessible educational reference, while also offering the sense of an interactive case-based conference. each chapter is devoted to a single diagnosis, ranging from simple to complex. the cases simulate a real patient presenting with a complaint or finding typical of the disease. the unique format of our book provides an effective yet efficient method to stay current on retinal diseases in a case-based layout. the readers are guided through the process of determining the key pathologic clinical finding, formulating a stratified differential diagnosis, asking pertinent historical questions, and determining appropriate diagnostic testing to achieve the correct diagnosis.
- noemi lois md, phd, frcs(ed) ophthalmology department, eye clinic, grampian university hospitals-nhs trust, foresterhill, aberdeen, scotland, uk
- david wong mb, chb, albert young bing ching chair professor in ophthalmology, head of the department of ophthalmology, lks faculty of medicine, university of hong kong
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in the ever-changing field of vitreo-retinal surgery, the factor that may best distinguish a great surgeon from a good one is the ability to avoid and manage complications. within the pages of complications of vitreo-retinal surgery, readers will discover the practical information ophthalmic surgeons need to address a wide range of intra- and postoperative complications associated with vitreo-retinal surgery. the text addresses a broad range of complications, occurring in both established and emerging surgical techniques.
each potential complication is analyzed in detail, including information on pathogenesis and risk factors. chapters are organized by potential complication, with each addressed by a single contributing author as if he/she is the surgeon on the case. while created specifically for vitreo-retinal surgeons, this book will provide useful information for other members of the surgical team as well as for general ophthalmologists, residents, and optometrists who see patients before and after vitreo-retinal procedures.
this handy reference delivers…
- detailed coverage addresses specific complications related to scleral buckling, pneumatic retinopexy, and 20-, 23-, and 25-gauge vitrectomy
- expert contributors offer advice on avoidance and management of each complication, and offer guideposts for projected clinical outcomes.
- bulleted points deliver clinical pearls on the prevention and management of specific complications.
- real-world clinical scenarios provide practical, stepwise guidance in the management of each issue.
author: v narendran, kothari abhishek r, charles steve, kreissig ingrid, shah parag k
modern vitreoretinal (vr) surgery has developed rapidly for the past two decades. vitrectomies with 23-, 25- and 27- gauges are used routinely nowadays. the book has several carefully selected sections, which deal with every aspect of vitreoretinal surgery ranging from principles of vr surgery, basic to advanced techniques, evolution of instrumentation, expanding indications for vr surgery to role and advantages of vr surgery in trauma as well as includes a section on recent developments. there is introduction of vitreous and vitreoretinal interface giving a brief idea about its anatomy and physiology. various surgical treatment procedures are available for the treatment and the latest techniques developed by modifying the previous ones are briefly explained in the book. it also discusses preoperative & postoperative conditions and gives a detailed account of the procedures to be followed to accomplish accurate and safe results. the book includes chapters like role of oct in decision making for vitreoretinal surgery, anesthesia for vitreoretinal surgery, vitreoretinal surgical suite, viewing systems for vitrectomy, interfacial tension agents, exchanges and subretinal fluid drainage, endolaser, long-term intraocular tamponade with silicone oil, peripheral retinal lesions and breaks & their treatment.
by albert j. augustin
this book explains how to use intravitreal steroids optimally in the management of patients with intraocular inflammation (uveitis) and macular edema. the rationale for this treatment approach is first explained by examining the pathophysiology of these disease entities, with particular attention to the major role of inflammatory processes. devices for the delivery of steroids to the eye are discussed, and guidance provided on the role of imaging studies before, during, and after steroid therapy. the value of different steroidal approaches is then considered in detail. other topics addressed include the use of steroids as a surgical adjunct and within a combination strategy. uveitis and macular edema are common sight-threatening diseases or complications of diabetes and retinal vein occlusion for which no adequate treatment was available until recently. both trainees and practitioners will find intravitreal steroids to be an invaluable aid in combating these blinding diseases.
provides an overview of the structure and function of the retina and its relationship to the pigment epithelium, choroid and vitreous. describes the major vitreoretinal disorders and appropriate diagnostic methods and treatment principles.
in its last major revision, section 12 was re-organized into three parts. separate chapters are now devoted to age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and retinopathy of prematurity, including the latest imaging techniques and choroidal detail. selected therapeutic topics include laser therapy and vitreoretinal surgery.
upon completion of section 12, readers should be able to:
select appropriate methods of examination and ancillary studies for the diagnosis of vitreoretinal disorders
describe the principles of medical and surgical treatment of vitreoretinal disorders
incorporate data from major prospective clinical trials in the management of selected vitreoretinal disorders
author: sinha shalabh, verma lalit
intravitreal injections have been proven a promising technique in curing retinal diseases. these are used in treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration, retinopathy of prematurity, retinal vein occlusions, retinal detachments, neovascular glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and intraocular tumours. the application allows not only bypassing of the obstacles to permeation of drugs but also remarkably decreases dose requirement which in-turn, affects the decrease in all the side effects of drug given systemically in advanced dose. this book addresses technique of injections, intraocular agents used in injection, newer drugs, complications and endorsements. the onset of enzymatic vitreolysis is an effort to do away the vitreous surgery and make retinal surgery simpler.
by aniz girach (editor), marc d. de smet (editor)
this clinically oriented book is the first to be devoted wholly to the diagnosis and treatment of vitreo-macular interface disease, characterized by a combination of vitreo-macular adhesion (vma) and vitreo-macular traction (vmt) that is implicated in a variety of disorders. world-renowned experts in the field discuss epidemiologic, anatomic, and physiologic aspects, document the findings obtained with newer imaging techniques, such as spectral domain optical coherence tomography, describe the treatment options, and report on the results of preclinical and clinical trials, including some previously unpublished findings. this book will prove invaluable for ophthalmologists as we advance toward a future in which treatments of diseases such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy will likely require adjunctive therapy to tackle vma/vmt concurrently.
by peter e. liggett (editor), william f. mieler (editor), hugo quiroz-mercado (editor), rama d. jager (editor), yasuo tano (editor)
a renowned group of retina surgeons presents promising new developments in age-related macular degeneration, with emphasis on the most significant advances in the past five years. content addresses all aspects of management, including anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology; imaging of the macula in age-related macular degeneration; prevention measures and treatment; treatment; and future directions. abundantly illustrated and superbly organized, this book serves as an excellent reference and textbook.
by lippincott williams & wilkins, michael trese (editor), antonio capone (editor), bronya jb keats (editor), scott m steidl (editor)
this is the first text to address pediatric retinal diseases. the book’s broad scope spans the developmental and genetic aspects of pediatric retinal diseases; patient assessment and diagnosis, and medical management; surgical management; and rehabilitation. abundant color illustrations enhance an outstanding text by world-renowned editors and contributors.
by seenu m. hariprasad md
management of retinal venous occlusions (rvo) has changed dramatically in recent years. with an increase in medical information, technological advances, and clinical trials, ophthalmologists need a concise, updated reference. management of retinal vein occlusion: current concepts fills this current need in the market.
in management of retinal vein occlusion, dr. seenu hariprasad is joined by multiple section editors to provide this easy-to-read and nicely formatted resource, which is divided into organized sections:
background: the epidemiology, risk factors, and classification of rvo
history: seven large clinical trials involving rvo and the pros and cons of earlier treatment modalities
anti-vegf therapies: the rationale and outcomes of large clinical trials
corticosteroid therapies: the rational and outcomes of various steroid treatment modalities
imaging: case presentations and emerging technology that highlights the relationship between peripheral ischemia and macular edema
difficult cases: combination therapies, management of recalcitrant cases, and surgical approaches for cases that do not respond to standard management
future of rvo: a summary overview of the subject and future directions
with an unparalleled list of contributors that are leaders in the retina field, management of retinal vein occlusion goes beyond the conclusions of clinical trials and delves deeper into practical recommendations for patient management in daily practice.
with abundant illustrations, fundus photographs, concise tables, and summary boxes that enhance the written text, management of retinal vein occlusion: current concepts is a valuable resource.
by stephen foster (editor)
are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for the daily examination of patients curbside consultation in uveitis: 49 clinical questions provides quick and direct answers to the thorny questions most commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between experienced clinicians.
dr. stephen foster has designed this unique reference in which uveitis specialists offer expert advice, preferences, and opinions on tough clinical questions commonly encountered by ophthalmologists, residents, and other health care professionals. the unique q&a format provides quick access to current information related to uveitis with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. images, diagrams, and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate clinical diagnoses and treatment plans.
curbside consultation in uveitis: 49 clinical questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert pearls that even high-volume ophthalmologists will appreciate. refractive surgeons, general ophthalmologists, and residents alike will enjoy the user-friendly and casual format.
some of the questions that are answered:
how do the results of the systemic immunosuppressive therapy for eye disease (site) cohort study apply to the care of my patients with uveitis
how should i evaluate and treat a patient with uveitis
how should i treat macular edema in a patient with uveitis
how should i treat a pregnant woman with macular threatening toxoplasmosis retinochoroiditis
when should i refer a patient with uveitis to a uveitis specialist
by sharon fekrat (editor)
are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for the daily examination of patients curbside consultation in retina: 49 clinical questions provides quick and direct answers to questions most commonly posed during a “curbside consultation” between experienced clinicians.
dr. sharon fekrat, along with associate editors drs. darius moshfeghi and dean eliott, have designed this unique reference that offers expert advice, preferences, and opinions on a variety of clinical questions commonly associated with the retina. the unique q&a format provides quick access to current information related to the retina with the simplicity of a conversation between two colleagues. images and references are included to enhance the text and to illustrate clinical diagnoses.
curbside consultation in retina: 49 clinical questions provides information basic enough for residents while also incorporating expert pearls that even high-volume ophthalmologists and specialists will appreciate. optometrists, ophthalmologists, ophthalmologists-in-training, and even retina specialists will benefit from the user-friendly and casual format and the expert advice contained within.
some of the questions that are answered:
what is the treatment paradigm for postop cme
how do i follow a patient who is pregnant and also has diabetes
how should i counsel my patients with dry amd and what-about various vitamin supplements
what systemic medications require periodic fundus evaluation, what do i look for and what tests do i do
how can i differentiate all of those white dot syndromes
for a complete listing of all the books in the curbside consultation series, please visit curbsideconsultations.com
author: martinez-toldos josé j, hoyos jairo e
this book step by step vitrectomy covers all aspects of vitreoretinal surgery, from anatomy of the interior eye, the pre-surgery examination of the patient, complementary tests, passing through an exhaustive analysis of instrumentation and its different uses, to the treatment of commonly-faced problems, such as diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment with or without proliferative vitreoretinopathy (pvr) and macular disease. in this edition chapters on 27 gauge vitrectomy instruments, enzyme lysis or new products that are still under investigation or development. the chapter on the organization of the surgical area will be of interest to those freshly starting out in this discipline. although theoretical aspects are key to this work, the photographs and footage of surgery provided will be of great practical use to the surgeon who wishes to analyze and improve on given surgical steps or procedures. the objective of this book is to provide a descriptive reference of all the necessary procedures and how these should be used in basic vitreoretinal surgery. in this book also prepared a video showing the different surgical procedures featuring experts who describe the techniques of tissue staining, removing epiretinal and internal limiting membranes, treating the various forms of proliferative retinopathy, lensectomy procedures, how to manage myopic maculoschisis and the use of new medications.
author: sinha shalabh
“vitreous surgery has been a microsurgical procedure from the very beginning. we are witnessing a second wave of advances following the introduction of novel technologies/devices for diagnosis and treatment. all these have resulted in improved understanding of disease processes leading to better outcome. such as at the time of first wave of vitreous surgery, these second wave is also associated with paucity of single source of information. this multiauthor book is a successful indian attempt to fill that void. the book provides information on sutureless 20 g, 23 g, 25 g and 27 g vitrectomy for varieties of indications. the book is full of illustrations and incorporates relevant references at the end of chapters.”
- foster c stephen, vitale albert t
the breakthrough text, diagnosis and treatment of uveitis, has returned in another comprehensive installment, bringing ophthalmologists an updated, intensive look at the numerous causes and treatment methods of ocular inflammation. this second edition presents both immunologic fundamentals as they relate to uveitis and the practical approach to the diagnosis and treatment. drs foster and vitale, along with a team of internationally recognized authors, have again collected all current, relevant literature and incorporated their own expertise and experience (35+ years in the world’s busiest uveitis practice) in treating these rare, uveitis-causing diseases. the work is encyclopedic in scope, and is considered the definitive text on the subject. dr foster has been considered by many to father a more aggressive management model for ocular inflammatory diseases, with the goal of “resetting” the immune system so that steroid-free (and eventually drug-free) remission is achieved. this unique philosophy and no tolerance of even low-grade inflammation have made him a pioneer of the field, and the success of these treatment methods has kept him and his many colleagues at the top. basic science, differential diagnosis, thorough pathology and clinical management are among the topics discussed for each causative agent, as well as discussions of ocular inflammatory diseases in all regions of the world.
- stephen j. ryan, md, president, doheny eye institute, los angeles, ca
- srinivas r. sadda, md, associate professor of ophthalmology, doheny eye institue, los angeles, ca, usa
apply all of the latest advances in imaging of the retina and posterior segment with ryan’s retinal imaging and diagnostics. 12 chapters derived from the landmark reference retina, 5th edition offer the focused guidance you need to better understand, apply, and optimize new and emerging imaging technologies.
- put the very latest diagnostic imaging methods to work in your practice, including optical coherence tomography (oct), fluorescein angiography, indocyanine angiography, autofluorescence imaging, ophthalmic ultrasound, and more.
- assess the effectiveness of the newest diagnostic technologies and approaches that are changing the management of retinal disease, including future imaging technologies which will soon become the standard.
- benefit from the extensive knowledge and experience of esteemed editor and ophthalmologist, the late dr. stephen ryan, as well as the truly global perspective of many other contributing world authorities.
- pukhraj rishi ms do
- ekta rishi ms
- tarun sharma md frcsed mba
- muna bhende ms
- parveen sen ms
- dhanashree ratra ms dnb frcsed
- pradeep susvar do dnb mba frcs (glas)
- suchitra pradeep do
- chetan rao ms
- vikas khetan do dnb
- vinata rajendran ms
- rajesh p dnb
- suganeswari g ms
- rupak ray ms
- rajeev raman ms dnb
- kasinathan n do dnb frcs (glas)
- lingam gopal ms dnb frcsed
the aim of bringing out this atlas is to have a comprehensive reference guide on the fluorescein angiographic findings in different disorders, so as to help the reader in understanding and managing these types of cases. this book intends to be a ready-reckoner for the practicing vitreoretinal surgeon/medical retina specialist as much as a reference guide for the vitreoretinal fellow. in this edition, added twenty-one new chapters and revised most of the previous ones. a ‘self-test’ chapter has been included in the end. each section has been color coded which improves its user-friendliness while adding to the esthetic appeal of the book. approximately, 400 new images have been added. references have been revised and updated. the same holds true for the uvea specialists and fellows, respectively. comprehensive ophthalmologists will find this atlas extremely useful in arriving at the correct diagnosis and appropriate management of their patients.
- ashok garg, ms phd fiao (bel) frsm adm faims fica, international and national gold medalist, chairman and medical director, garg eye institute and research centre, 235 model town, dabra chowk, hisar-125005 (india)
- jorge l alio, md phd, professor and chairman of ophthalmology, medical director, vissum, instituto oftalmologico de alicante, avda de denia s/n 03016, alicante, spain
this book deals with various vitreoretinal diseases and their surgical options in a comprehensive and lucid manner. the leading international and national retinal surgeons have shared their experiences in easy-to-read format for updating the knowledge of both novice and experienced retinal surgeons. recent advances and innovative techniques specially 23 g and 25 g microincision surgery in various retinal diseases, oct investigation, wide angle viewing and stem cell therapy are special features of this volume. high quality clinical photographs along with all relevant sequential clinical information are specially to watch in this volume. surgical techniques in ophthalmology shall serve as quick look reference books for ophthalmologists worldwide to sharpen their surgical skills.