Retinal Degenerations

Biology, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics

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ISBN: 978-1-58829-620-7 (Print) 978-1-59745-186-4 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

  2. Living with Retinal Degeneration

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      Pages 1-1

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      Coping With Retinal Degeneration

  3. Degenerative Diseases of the Retina

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      Pages 21-21

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      Pages 23-59

      Epidemiology of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Early in the 21st Century

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      Pages 61-90

      Leber Congenital Amaurosis

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      Pages 91-103

      Macular Degeneration

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      Pages 105-118

      Stargardt Disease

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      Pages 119-135

      X-Linked Juvenile Retinoschisis

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      Pages 137-148

      Retinal Degeneration in Usher Syndrome

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      Pages 149-161

      Mouse Models of RP

  4. Mechanisms Underlying Retinal Degenerations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 163-163

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      Pages 165-183

      The Impact of Diabetes on Neuronal, Glial, and Vascular Cells of the Retina

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      Pages 185-196

      Statins and Age-Related Maculopathy

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      Pages 197-211

      The Role of Drusen in Macular Degeneration and New Methods of Quantification

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      Pages 213-236

      RPE Lipofuscin

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      Pages 237-255

      Genetic Modifiers That Affect Phenotypic Expression of Retinal Diseases

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      Pages 257-267

      X-Linked Retinal Dystrophies and Microtubular Functions Within the Retina

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      Pages 269-289

      Synaptic Remodeling in Retinal Degeneration

  5. Developing Therapeutic Strategies for Retinal Degenerative Diseases

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 291-291

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      Pages 293-317

      On The Suppression of Photoreceptor Cell Death in Retinitis Pigmentosa

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      Pages 319-344

      Cell-Based Therapies to Restrict the Progress of Photoreceptor Degeneration

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      Pages 345-364

      Current Status of IPE Transplantation and Its Potential as a Cell-Based Therapy for Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Retinal Dystrophies

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      Pages 365-383

      Recent Results in Retinal Transplantation Give Hope for Restoring Vision

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      Pages 385-399

      Stem Cells and Retinal Transplantation

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