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Title Management of retinal vein occlusion : current concepts / editor, Seenu M. Hariprasad ; section editors Sophie J. Bakri, MD [and five others]
Published Thorofare, New Jersey : SLACK Incorporated, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (185 pages) : illustrations (some color), tables
Contents Content; About the Editor; About the Section Editors; Contributing Authors; Foreword; Introduction; Retinal Vein Occlusion Background; Retinal Vein Occlusion Clinical Trials Historical Perspective and Current Relevance; Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapies for Retinal Vein Occlusion; Corticosteroid Therapies in the Management of Macular Edema Secondary to Retinal Vein Occlusion; Role of Imaging in the Management of Macular Edema Secondary to Retinal Vein Occlusion; Combination Therapy, Management of Recalcitrant Cases, and Surgical Approaches; Financial Disclosures
Summary "Management of retinal venous occlusions (RVO) has changed dramatically in recent years. With an increase in medical information, technological advances, and clinical trials, ophthalmologists need a concise, updated reference. Management of Retinal Vein Occlusion: Current Concepts fills this current need in the market. In Management of Retinal Vein Occlusion, Dr. Seenu Hariprasad is joined by multiple section editors to provide this easy-to-read and nicely formatted resource, which is divided into organized sections: Background: The epidemiology, risk factors, and classification of RVO History: Seven large clinical trials involving RVO and the pros and cons of earlier treatment modalities Anti-VEGF Therapies: The rationale and outcomes of large clinical trials Corticosteroid Therapies: The rational and outcomes of various steroid treatment modalities Imaging: Case presentations and emerging technology that highlights the relationship between peripheral ischemia and macular edema Difficult cases: Combination therapies, management of recalcitrant cases, and surgical approaches for cases that do not respond to standard management Future of RVO: A summary overview of the subject and future directionsWith an unparalleled list of contributors that are leaders in the retina field, Management of Retinal Vein Occlusion goes beyond the conclusions of clinical trials and delves deeper into practical recommendations for patient management in daily practice. With abundant illustrations, fundus photographs, concise tables, and summary boxes that enhance the written text, Management of Retinal Vein Occlusion: Current Concepts is a valuable resource for retina specialists and also general ophthalmologists and optometrists alike"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Retinal Vein Occlusion -- therapy
Retinal Vein Occlusion -- therapy -- Handbooks
Retina -- Blood-vessels -- Diseases.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Retina -- Blood-vessels -- Diseases.
Form Electronic book
Author Bakri, Sophie J., editor.
Hariprasad, Seenu M., 1973- editor.
ISBN 1630910252