Uveitis: Fundamentals and Clinical Practice: Expert Consult - Online and Print

Author: Robert B. Nussenblatt


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  • ISBN: 9781437706673
  • Author: Robert B. Nussenblatt
  • Publ Date: 2010-03-29
  • Edition: 4
  • Pages: 480
  • Imprint: MOSBY *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 13611

Table of Contents :

PART 1: FUNDAMENTALS Chapter 1 Elements of the Immune System and Concepts of Intraocular In?ammatory Disease Pathogenesis PART 2: DIAGNOSIS Chapter 2 Medical History in the Patient with Uveitis Chapter 3 Examination of the Patient with Uveitis Chapter 4 Development of a Differential Diagnosis Chapter 5 Diagnostic Testing Chapter 6 Evidence-Based Medicine in Uveitis PART 3: MEDICAL THERAPY AND SURGICAL INTERVENTION Chapter 7 Philosophy, Goals, and Approaches to Medical Therapy Chapter 8 Role of Surgery in the Patient with Uveitis PART 4: INFECTIOUS UVEITIC CONDITIONS Chapter 9 Bacterial and Fungal Diseases Chapter 10 Spirochetal Diseases Chapter 11 Acquired Immunode?ciency Syndrome Chapter 12 Acute Retinal Necrosis and Progressive Outer Retinal Necrosis Chapter 13 Other Viral Diseases Chapter 14 Ocular Toxoplasmosis Chapter 15 Ocular Histoplasmosis Chapter 16 Toxocara canis Chapter 17 Onchocerciasis and Other Parasitic Diseases Chapter 18 Postsurgical Uveitis PART 5: UVEITIC CONDITIONS NOT CAUSED BY ACTIVE INFECTION Chapter 19 Anterior Uveitis Chapter 20 Scleritis Chapter 21 Intermediate Uveitis Chapter 22 Sarcoidosis Chapter 23 Sympathetic Ophthalmia Chapter 24 Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome Chapter 25 Birdshot Retinochoroidopathy Chapter 26 Behcet's Disease Chapter 27 Retinal Vasculitis Chapter 28 Serpiginous Choroidopathy Chapter 29 White-Dot Syndromes Chapter 30 Masquerade Syndromes Chapter 31 Other Ocular Diseases and the Immune Response: Who Would Have Thought?


"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, 400 photographs and illustrations, and searchable access to the text online at expertconsult.com. Comprehensive yet readable, this resource packs everything you need in patient evaluation and management to achieve optimal results.


"This book has an international audience, and is designed for a wide spectrum audience...the authors have attempted not only to teach, but also to pass on the quality of critical thinking that makes them leaders...this is an indispensible volume for any reader interested in the science and theraputics involved in ocular immunology...succeeding editions have immeasurable improved the utility and intrinsic worth of this book, providing guidance to senior practitioners and students of this complex speciality. This book is likely to be even more popular and is much more interesting that the competition." Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmology 2012


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