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This book covers all relevant techniques of diagnosis as well as interpretations of clinical signs in Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology. All information is highly structured, highlighting ‘definition’, ‘note’ and ‘pearl’, so that it can also be used by the physician during the patient encounter. The included flow chart posters remind the physician of the most important information.This unique and practical guide offers invaluable and practical advice for physicians treating patients with neuro-ophthalmic problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540327066
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 10/11/2007
Edition description: 2007
Pages: 319
Product dimensions: 8.27(w) x 10.98(h) x 0.06(d)

Table of Contents

The Initial Encounter: Taking a History and Recognition of Neuro-Ophthalmic Emergencies.- Visual Loss of Uncertain Origin: Diagnostic Strategies.- Functional Anatomy of the Human Visual Pathway.- Perimetry.- Diagnosis of Pupillary Disorders.- Dyschromatopsias Associated with Neuro-Ophthalmic Disease.- Electrophysiology.- Optic Disc Signs and Optic Neuropathies.- Neuro-Ophthalmic Aspects of Orbital Disease.- Infranuclear Disorders of Ocular Motility.- Supranuclear Disorders of Ocular Motility.- Brain Tumors Relevant to Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology.- Central Disturbances of Vision.- Transient Visual Loss.- Functional Visual Loss and Malingering.- Headache from a Neuro-Ophthalmic Point of View.- Drug-Induced and Toxic Disorders in Neuro-Ophthalmology.- Hereditary Disorders of Neuro-Ophthalmic Relevance.- Pediatric Neuro-Ophthalmology.- Neuroradiologic Imaging.- Neurology.- Neurosurgery of the Visual Pathway.- Radiotherapy for Tumors of the Anterior Visual Pathway.- Reading Disorders.

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