Cornea and External Eye Disease

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Dezember 2007



This outstanding volume in the Essentials in Ophthalmology series presents recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of corneal disease. Its intention is not to replace the relevant textbooks, but to serve as a bridge between primary and tertiary literature. This well-structured volume covers the following main topics: Herpes simplex keratitis. -Amniotic membrane transplantation for the treatment of corneal ulceration in infectious keratitis. -Chlamydial infection. -Chronic blepharitis. -New aspects on the pathogenesis of conjunctival melanoma. -Confocal microscopy of malignant tumors of the ocular surface. -Management of ocular mucous membrane pemphigoid. -Classification of corneal dystrophies on a molecular genetic basis. -Phototherapeutic keratectomy in corneal dystrophies. -Fuchs endothelial dystrophy. -The topical nerve growth factor in the treatment of severe surface disorders. -The intracorneal ring for penetrating keratoplasty. -Developments in corneal preservation. -Corneal substitutes for transplantation. All topics have direct clinical importance and will not only keep ophthalmologists up to date, but will inform them of how to treat their cornea patients with optimal diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.


Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy: Pathogenesis and Management.- Amniotic Membrane Transplantation for the Treatment of Corneal Ulceration in Infectious Keratitis.- Corneal Regenerative Medicine: Corneal Substitutes for Transplantation.- Phototherapeutic Keratectomy in Corneal Dystrophies.- Classification of Corneal Dystrophies on a Molecular Genetic Basis.- Developments in Corneal Preservation.- Herpes Simplex Keratitis and Related Syndromes.- Management of Ocular Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid.- Adult Inclusion Conjunctivitis.- Chronic Blepharitis: Diagnosis, Pathogenesis, and New Treatment Options.- New Aspects on the Pathogenesis of Conjunctival Melanoma.- In Vivo Confocal Microscopy in Healthy Conjunctiva, Conjunctivitis, and Conjunctival Tumors.
EAN: 9783540336808
ISBN: 354033680X
Untertitel: 'Essential Series'. 50 schw. -w. und 50 farbige Abbildungen. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 2007
Seitenanzahl: XX
Format: gebunden
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