Ischemic Optic Neuropathies

  • Sohan Singh Hayreh

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Basic Sciences

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 5-5
  3. BASIC SCIENCES

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  4. Clinical Sciences

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
  5. CLINICAL SCIENCES

About this book

Introduction

Ischemic optic neuropathy, often referred to as a stroke of the optic nerve, is one of the major causes of visual impairment or loss of vision. Yet it is a highly controversial and confusing subject because of the general lack of in-depth scientific understanding of the subject. In this book the leading authority in the field describes in detail the current knowledge about the different forms of the often devastating disease. Insights into the underlying pathogenesis and peculiar clinical features are given, leading the reader to the most appropriate way of management. This information will help any physician dealing with patients who suffer from sudden loss of vision.

Keywords

Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Giant Cell Arteritis Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Optic Nerve Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

Authors and affiliations

  • Sohan Singh Hayreh
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  1. 1.Dept. Ophthalmology &, Visual ScienceUniversity of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsIowa CityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-11852-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-11849-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-11852-4
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