Optic Nerve Disorders: Diagnosis and Management by Jane W. Chan

By Jane W. Chan

The optic nerve and the mind contain the most anatomic elements of neuro-ophthalmology. even if there are various handbooks and significant texts describing all of the universal issues of neuro-ophthalmology, OPTIC NERVE issues presents a realistic reference booklet focusing in basic terms on universal optic nerve disorders.

This e-book is prepared through optic nerve diagnoses normally encountered in a neuro-ophthalmologic perform. it's written in a transparent, concise sort for fast, effortless reference within the health facility. The association of every bankruptcy includes:

- epidemiology;

- analysis via scientific symptoms and via electrophysiologic, ocular and neuroimaging techniques;

- pathophysiology;

- administration by means of traditional remedies ; experimental/newer drugs lower than consideration;

- prognosis.

Updated info on diagnostic ideas, together with OCT and mfVEP, and genetic checking out for hereditary optic neuropathies are mentioned. New info from scientific stories, similar to beta-interferons for optic neuritis, are awarded for the administration of every sickness. prognosis of neuro-ophthalmologic problems with more moderen neuroimaging thoughts, resembling puppy, SPECT, and diffusion-weighted imaging are absolutely defined. New information from medical stories (beta-interferons for optic neuritis, for example) might be offered for the administration of every disorder.

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