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Recent Developments in Graves’ Ophthalmopathy

  • Mark F. Prummel
  • Wilmar M. Wiersinga
  • Maarten Ph. Mourits
  • Armin E. Heufelder
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Mark F. Prummel, Leo Koornneef, Maarten Ph. Mourits, Armin E. Heufelder, Wilmar M. Wiersinga
    Pages 1-14
  3. Armin E. Heufelder, Anthony P. Weetman, Marian Ludgate, Rebecca S. Bahn
    Pages 15-37
  4. James A. Garrity, Caroline B. Terwee, Steven E. Feldon, Wilmar M. Wiersinga
    Pages 39-57
  5. Mark F. Prummel, Wilmar M. Wiersinga, Maarten Ph. Mourits
    Pages 59-80
  6. Mark F. Prummel, Wilmar M. Wiersinga, Claudio Marcocci, Anthony P. Weetman
    Pages 89-100
  7. Claudio Marcocci, Aldo Pinchera, Mark F. Prummel, Wilmar M. Wiersinga
    Pages 101-113
  8. George J. Kahaly, Colum A. Gorman, Henk B. Kal, Maarten Ph. Mourits, Aldo Pinchera, H. Stevie Tan et al.
    Pages 115-131
  9. Maarten Ph. Mourits, Geoffry E. Rose, James A. Garrity, Marco Nardi, Guido Matton, Leo Koornneef
    Pages 133-169
  10. Hemmo A. Drexhage, Anthony P. Weetman, Armin E. Heufelder, Steve E. Feldon, Leo Koornneef, Maarten Ph. Mourits et al.
    Pages 171-192
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 193-195

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

clinical trial eye pathogenesis pathology

Editors and affiliations

  • Mark F. Prummel
    • 1
  • Wilmar M. Wiersinga
    • 1
  • Maarten Ph. Mourits
    • 2
  • Armin E. Heufelder
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Endocrinology, Academic Medical CenterUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Ophthalmology, Orbital CenterUniversity Medical Center UtrechtThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Zentrum für Innere Medizin mit Schwerpunkt Gastroenterologie, Endokrinologie, DiabetologieKlinikum der Philipps-Universität MarburgMarburgGermany

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