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AuthorKrieglstein, G. K. author
TitleGlaucoma Update VI [electronic resource] / by G. K. Krieglstein
ImprintBerlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg : Imprint: Springer, 2000
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Descript XXIV, 267 p. online resource


Glaucoma Update VI comprises the latest progress in scientific glaucomatology. Forty-one articles of highly reputed experts in the field cover the genetics and other risk factors of the disease and provide new insights into the pathophysiology of blood flow, visual function and optic neuropathy in glaucoma. Special emphasis is placed on innovative treatment options, both medical and surgical


General Aspects -- Definitions, Terminology, and a New Way of Staging Glaucoma -- Remote Ophthalmology Care in Northern Finland The Application of Teleophthalmology in Examining Patients with Glaucoma -- Pigment Dispersion Syndrome -- Risk Factors in Pigmentary Glaucoma -- The Vascular Pharmacology of Ocular Hypotensive Drugs: A New Approach to the Therapy of Visual Loss -- Genetics -- Myocilin Mutations in Families with Late-Onset Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma -- Characterization of a Large Family with Adult-Onset Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma Caused -- by a Mutation in the GLCIA Gene -- Pitfalls in Mutation Screening for the Gene TIGR/MYOC -- TIGR/MYOC Gene Mutations Found in Japanese POAG Patients -- Gene Therapy of Cultured Rat Retinal Ganglion Cells -- Blood Flow -- Optic Nerve Head Blood Flow Measured by Laser-Doppler Flowmetry -- Change in the Optic Nerve Head Caused by Endothelin-l-Induced Chronic Ischaemia -- Effects of Ifenprodil on Aqueous Dynamics and Ocular Circulation -- Perfusion-Map Variations Demonstrate the Activity of the Retinal Autoregulation System in the Human Retina -- The Primate Optic Nerve Following Chronic Ischemia -- Visual Function -- Multifocal Electroretinogram and Visual-Field Defects in Patients with Glaucoma -- Association of Blue-on-Yellow Visual Field with Optic Disc and Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer -- Comparison of Convention al and High-Pass Resolution Perimetry in a Prospective Study of Patient s with Glaucoma and Normal Controls -- Third Generation Rapid Algorithms for Static Computerised Perimetry, SITA. Development, Results and Observations -- Frequency-Doubling Threshold Perimetry in Glaucoma, Glaucoma Suspect, and Normal Eyes -- The Spatial Distribution and Severity of Visual Field Defects in Asians with Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma and Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma โ{128}{156} -- Normal Pressure Glaucoma -- Chapt er -- Parapapillary Atrophy in the Chronic Open-Angle Glaucomas -- Can Pulsatile Ocular Blood Flow Be a Predictor of Future Visual Field Loss in Normal-Tension Glaucoma? -- Changes in the Optic-Nerve Head over Time in Normal-Tension Glaucoma -- Role of Trabeculectomy and Calcium-Channel Blockers in the Treatment of Normal-Tension Glaucoma -- Angle Closure Glaucoma -- Medical Therapy in Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma: a Model for Evaluation of Its Efficacy -- Quantitative Ultrasound Biomicroscopy -- Medical Therapy -- Occurrence of Cystoid Macular Edema in Eyes Treated with Latanoprost: Preliminary Analysis -- Cytoskeletal and Cell-Junctional Modulation of Aqueous Outflow -- Prostaglandin Effects on the Uveoscleral-Outflow Pathway -- A Comparison of the Ocular Hypotensive Efficacy, Safety and Acceptability of Brimonidine 0.2% Twice Daily Versus Pilocarpine 2.0% Thrice Daily as Adjunct Therapy with Beta-Blockers -- Surgery -- Classification of Developing Filtering Blebs after Trabeculectomy -- Surgery -- Effects of Irrigation on Mitomycin-C Concentration and Pharmacokinetics Parameters in Rabbitโ{128}{153}s Eyes -- Investigation of the Lectin from the Edible Mushroom Agaricus bisporus as an Inhibitory Modulator of Healing after Trabeculectomy -- Non-Penetrating Trabeculectomy with Aspiration of the Inner Wall of Schlemmโ{128}{153}s Canal and Juxtacanalicular Trabeculum -- Non-Penetrating Deep Sclerectomy with Collagen Device Versus Trabeculectomy -- Surgery -- A Retrospective Analysis of the Incidence of Endophthalmitis in Eyes with Chronic Bleb Leaks -- Retinectomy Lowers Intraocular Pressure in Otherwise Intractable Glaucoma. Long-Term Follow-Up -- 5-Methylurapidil, 8-Iso Prostaglandin E2: New Drugs to Increase Aqueous-Humor Outflow Facility -- Aqueous Shunting Procedures Versus Trabeculectomy with Antimetabolites for Surgical Control of Glaucoma: An (International?) Clinical Trial -- Can Our Patients Afford Our Scepticism?

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