Inherited Chorioretinal Dystrophies: A Textbook and Atlas by Bernard PuechInherited Chorioretinal Dystrophies: A Textbook and Atlas by Bernard Puech

Inherited Chorioretinal Dystrophies: A Textbook and Atlas

EditorBernard Puech, Jean-Jacques De Laey, Graham E. Holder

Hardcover | August 8, 2014

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This lavishly illustrated atlas provides indispensable information to clinicians and visual scientists working with inherited retinal diseases.It is filled with high quality images, up-to-date genetic information and comprehensive electrophysiology.The data for each individual disorder have been summarised into a reader-friendly accessible format for easy reference.The text is presented on the left page and on the right page illustrations including colour fundus photographs, fluorescein angiographies, OCT electrophysiology, pedigrees etc.The authors are well-known experts of the field and have drawn upon their extensive experience to produce this unique atlas.
Title:Inherited Chorioretinal Dystrophies: A Textbook and AtlasFormat:HardcoverDimensions:300 pagesPublished:August 8, 2014Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540694641

ISBN - 13:9783540694649

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Table of Contents

Genetics for ophthalmologists: The role of the genes: DNA, gene, locus. -From gene to disease. Different type of inheritance. - Geneticheterogeneity, penetrancen expressivity. - Genetic techniques, identifying the gene. - Genetic diagnosis and counselling, ethical issues. - Molecular mechanisms underlying retinal dystrophies. - Interaction Ophthalmologist/Geneticist.How to order genetic tests with the list of European laboratories and their specific interests. - Functional exploration: Perimetry. - Dark adaptation . - Contrast sensitivity. - Color vision. - Electrophysiology. - Imaging: Fluorescein angiography. - ICG. -Autofluorescence with confocal SLO. - OCT. -Ultrasound. - Classification of inheritedretinal diseases.- Atlas of retinal dystrophies: Stationary. - Progressive. -Future therapies. List of patients associations. - Useful addresses. - Website addresses.