Uveitis E-Book: Fundamentals and Clinical Practice

Uveitis E-Book: Fundamentals and Clinical Practice

by Robert B. Nussenblatt MD, Scott M. Whitcup MD

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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 with 400 photographs and illustrations. Comprehensive yet readable, this resource packs everything you need in patient evaluation and management to achieve optimal results. 

  • Covers the medical, pharmacological, and surgical treatment of uveitis to serve as a complete overview of all uveitis related information.
  • Features multiple chapters on diagnostic approach to help you overcome challenges in making accurate diagnoses.
  • Provides additional information on inflammatory eye diseases in chapters on scleritis, masquerade syndromes, and the role of inflammation in other ocular diseases for more comprehensive coverage.
  • Includes illustrated case studies to supplement major clinical points and provide insight into real situations that you can apply in practice.
  • Highlights important information in key points boxes that make it easy to locate crucial points on each topic.
  • Features significant updates to the chapters on the role of surgery in the patient with uveitis, acquired immune deficiency syndrome, anterior uveitis, white dot syndromes, and masquerade syndromes.
  • Covers advancements and new developments on all aspects of uveitis including new medical and surgical treatments.
  • Presents photographs in full color to better prepare you for actual clinical diagnosis.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323084017
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 04/06/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 448
File size: 11 MB
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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Elements of the Immune System and Concepts of Intraocular Inflammatory Disease Pathogenesis


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


Chapter 7 Philosophy, Goals, and Approaches to Medical Therapy

Chapter 8 Role of Surgery in the Patient with Uveitis


Chapter 9 Bacterial and Fungal Diseases

Chapter 10 Spirochetal Diseases

Chapter 11 Acquired Immunodeficiency 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


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 Behçet’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?

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