eBook Pediatric Retina, 2nd Edition

  • Mary Elizabeth Hartnett
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1469826054
  • ISBN-13: 9781469826059
  • DDC: 618.92
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 808 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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With almost twice as many chapters, this new edition of Pediatric Retina now includes important information on the development of the eye and retina, basic/translational science of retinal diseases in infants and children, telemedicine using wide-angle imaging for diagnosis and longitudinal management of infants and children, as well as international approaches to care with focus on retinopathy of prematurity. With its comprehensive coverage and the major advances in treatment, both the general ophthalmologist and the specialist will find this book to be a valuable resource in providing effective, state-of-the-art care for infants and children with pediatric retinal conditions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Development of the Eye and Retina.
2: Embryology of the Retina and Developmental Disorders.
3: The Hyaloidal Vasculature and its Role in Development.
4: Vitreous and Developmental Vitreoretinopathies.
5: Vitreous Biochemistry and Pharmacologic Vitreolysis.
6: Retinal Vascular Development.
7: Choroidal Vascular Development.
8: Foveal Development and Photoreceptor Development.
9: Retinal Development.
10: Assessment of Visual Function and Structure in Pediatric Retinal Conditions.
11: Assessment of Vision in Infants and Children with Vision Loss.
12: Assessment of Retinal Function Using Electrophysiology in Infants and Children.
13: Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography in Infants and Children.
14: Ultrasonographic Imaging in Infants and Children.
15: Endoscopy and Endoscopic-Assisted Vitreous Surgery in Infants and Children.
16: Wide-Angle Fluorescein Angiography in Infants and Children.
17: Genetics and Pediatric Retina.
18: Genetic Counseling for Retinal Diseases.
19: Optic Nerve Abnormalities in Pediatric Ocular Diseases.
20: Albinisim, Lysosomal Storage Diseases, Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses and other Metabolic Conditions.
21: Generalized Retinal and Choroidal Diseases.
22: Stargardt Disease/Fundus Flavimaculatus.
23: Mitochondrial and Peroxisomal Disorders.
24: Hereditary Retinitis Pigmentosa.
25: Retinitis Pigmentosa Syndromes: Bardet-Biedl.
26: Usher Disease.
27: Gene Therapy and Pharmacology.
28: Genetic Mutations and Related Protein Function.
29: Retinoblastoma.
30: X-Linked Retinoschisis.
31: Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy (FEVR).
32: Norrie Disease.
33: Incontinentia Pigmenti.
34: Tumors and Uveitis in Infants and Children.
35: Tumors in Infants and Children.
36: Uveitis Affecting Infants and Children.
37: International Aspects of Childhood Retinal Diseases.
38: Worldwide Causes of Childhood Blindness.
39: Education and Management of Retinopathy of Prematurity Worldwide.
40: International Retinopathy of Prematurity.
41: Methods to Restore Vision.
42: Visual Prostheses.
43: Retinal Transplantation and the Role of Human Retinal Progenitor Cells in Retinal Diseases.
44: Retinopathy of Prematurity.
45: Clinical Trials and Management of Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity.
46: Anti-VEGF Treatment in Retinopathy of Prematurity.
47: Telemedicine.
48: Weight Gain and Retinopathy of Prematurity.
49: Effects of Oxygen on Retinopathy of Prematurity.
50: Oxidative Stress and Signaling Pathways Involved in Developmental and Aberrant Angiogenesis Relating to Retinopathy of Prematurity.
51: Evolution of Stage 4 Retinopathy of Prematurity.
52: Surgery of Pediatric Retinal Conditions.
53: General Surgical Considerations and Preoperative Management in Infants and Children.
54: Anesthesia for Infants and Children.
55: Noninvasive and Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures.
56: Surgical Approaches to Infant and Childhood Retinal Diseases: Invasive Methods.
57: Treatment of Stages 4 and 5 Retinopathy of Prematurity.
58: Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment.
59: Treatment of High Myopia.
60: Coats Disease.
61: Diagnosis and Management of Persistent Fetal Vasculature Syndrome.
62: Coloboma: Causes of and Surgical Treatment for Retinal Detachment.
63: Surgical Approaches to Uveitis.
64: Pediatric Retinal Trauma.
65: Childhood Ocular Trauma.
66: Nonaccidental Head Injury.
67: Visual Rehabilitation.
68: Early Intervention and Rehabilitation.
Pigmentary Changes.
Posterior Segment Masses.
Flecks and Spots.
Abnormal Retinal Vasculature.
Retinal Detachment and Schisis.
Optic Nerve.
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Development of the Eye and Retina.
2: Embryol