Neuro-Ophthalmology

Paperback | November 15, 2011

byMatthew J. Thurtell, Robert L. Tomsak, Robert B. Daroff

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Neuro-ophthalmology is a field of medicine that touches on every subspecialty in neurology, but has an undeserved reputation as a branch of knowledge that is difficult to learn and practice. Many neurologists and ophthalmologists do not receive sufficient exposure to neuro-ophthalmology duringtheir residencies, and are uncomfortable diagnosing and treating patients with neuro-ophthalmic problems. Authored by neuro-ophthalmologists whose careers span three generations in the field, Neuro-Ophthalmology helps clinicians evaluate and manage patients with neuro-ophthalmic problems. This "curb-side consult" approach is divided into five sections: afferent (visual) disorders; efferent (eyemovement) disorders; eyelid disorders; pupil disorders; and combination syndromes. Based on the most current scholarly evidence and filled with practical advice, Neuro-Ophthalmology provides the answers to "what do I do now?"

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Neuro-ophthalmology is a field of medicine that touches on every subspecialty in neurology, but has an undeserved reputation as a branch of knowledge that is difficult to learn and practice. Many neurologists and ophthalmologists do not receive sufficient exposure to neuro-ophthalmology duringtheir residencies, and are uncomfortable di...

Matthew J. Thurtell, MBBS, FRACP, is Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA. Robert L. Tomsak, MD, PhD, is Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology at the Kresge Eye Institute at Wayne State University in Detroit, MI. Robert B....
Format:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 5.51 × 8.5 × 0.51 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195390849

ISBN - 13:9780195390841

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SECTION I: AFFERENT DISORDERS1. Optic Neuritis2. Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy3. Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy4. Compressive Optic Neuropathy5. Hereditary Optic Neuropathy6. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension7. Pseudopapilledema8. Chiasmal Syndromes9. Homonymous Hemianopia10. Higher Visual Function Disorders11. Transient Visual Loss12. Migraine Aura13. Non-Organic Vision LossSECTION II: EFFERENT DISORDERS14. Third Nerve Palsy15. Fourth Nerve Palsy16. Sixth Nerve Palsy17. Ocular Myasthenia18. Complete Bilateral External Ophthalmoplegia19. Superior Oblique Myokymia20. Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia21. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy22. Gaze-Evoked Nystagmus23. Downbeat Nystagmus24. Upbeat Nystagmus25. Acquired Pendular Nystagmus26. Infantile Nystagmus Syndrome27. Saccadic Intrusions and DysmetriaSECTION III: EYELID DISORDERS28. Eyelid Ptosis29. Benign Essential BlepharospasmSECTION IV: PUPIL DISORDERS30. Physiologic Anisocoria31. Horner's Syndrome32. Tonic Pupil33. Pharmacologic MydriasisSECTION V: COMBINATION SYNDROMES34. Orbital Apex, Superior Orbital Fissure, and Cavernous Sinus Syndromes35. Dorsal Midbrain Syndrome36. Thyroid Eye Disease