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TitleRecent Developments in Graves' Ophthalmopathy [electronic resource] / edited by Mark F. Prummel, Wilmar M. Wiersinga, Maarten Ph. Mourits, Armin E. Heufelder
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 2000
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-4647-4
Descript XIII, 195 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Recent Developments in Graves' Ophthalmopathy offers an overview of the pathogenesis, assessment and management of patients with thyroid-associated eye disease. Each chapter is written by an expert and truly represents the current state of the art on the particular topic. This book can therefore almost be considered a textbook on this enigmatic disorder. Recent Developments in Graves' Ophthalmopathy is designed for all those interested in this disease, including basic scientists, clinical endocrinologists, ophthalmologists, radiotherapists, and orbital surgeons. The book gives a comprehensive overview of all aspects of Graves' ophthalmopathy. Subjects covered include the pathology of Graves' eye disease and the controversial views on its autoimmune pathogenesis; assessment of the eye changes using reliable measurements; medical management of Graves' eye disease with an overview of the many treatment options available to the clinician, including orbital radiotherapy and other immunosuppressive treatments; management of the thyroid disease; and finally, the techniques for performing various surgical procedures, which are explained and illustrated


CONTENT

to Graves' Ophthalmopathy -- Pathogenesis of Graves' Ophthalmopathy -- Assessment of Disease Severity -- Assessment of Disease Activity of Graves' Ophthalmopathy -- Recommendations for the Assessment of Therapeutic Outcome of Graves' Ophthalmopathy in Clinical Trials -- Thyroid Management in Graves' Ophthalmopathy -- Immunosuppressive Management of Graves' Ophthalmopathy -- Radiotherapy for Graves' Ophthalmopathy -- Surgical Management of Graves' Ophthalmopathy -- Future Research in Graves' Ophthalmopathy


Medicine Immunology Diabetes Ophthalmology Surgery Epidemiology Medicine & Public Health Ophthalmology Diabetes Immunology Surgery Epidemiology



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