Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume


Basic and Clinical Concepts

Edited by Shimon Rumelt

Faculty of Medicine, Bar Ilan University

This book addresses the basic and clinical science of glaucomas, a group of diseases that affect the optic nerve and visual fields and is usually accompanied by increased intraocular pressure. The book incorporates the latest development as well as future perspectives in glaucoma, since it has expedited publication. It is aimed for specialists in glaucoma, researchers, general ophthalmologists and trainees to increase knowledge and encourage further progress in understanding and managing these complicated diseases.

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GlaucomaBasic and Clinical ConceptsEdited by Shimon Rumelt

Published: November 11th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/792

ISBN: 978-953-307-591-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6568-2

Copyright year: 2011

Books open for chapter submissions

161951 Total Chapter Downloads

29 Crossref Citations

40 Web of Science Citations

59 Dimensions Citations


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1. Mechanism of Aqueous Humor Secretion, Its Regulation and Relevance to Glaucoma

By Mohammad Shahidullah, Waleed Hassan Al-Malki and Nicholas A. Delamere


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2. Retinal Ganglion Cell Death

By Yasemin Budak and Müberra Akdogan


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3. Adaptive Changes in the Retina and Central Visual Areas in Glaucoma

By Sansar C. Sharma, Jin Li and Elena Vecino


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4. Molecular Control of Retinal Ganglion Cell Specification and Differentiation

By Mengqing Xiang, Haisong Jiang, Kangxin Jin and Feng Qiu


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5. The Role of Retinal Oxidative and Nitrative Injury in Glaucomatous Neurodegeneration

By Serdar Dogan and Mutay Aslan


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6. Excitotoxic Injury to Retinal Ganglion Cells

By William A. Hare, Cun-Jian Dong, and Larry Wheeler


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7. Neuroprotection in Glaucoma

By Brett H. Mueller II, Dorota L. Stankowska and Raghu R. Krishnamoorthy


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8. Neural Mechanisms Underlying Brimonidine’s Protection of Retinal Ganglion Cells in Experimental Glaucoma

By Cun-Jian Dong, William A. Hare and Larry Wheeler


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9. Glaucoma Genetics – Regulation of Cell Surviving and Death in the Retina

By Maria D. Pinazo-Durán, Roberto Gallego-Pinazo, Vicente Zanón-Moreno and Manuel Serrano


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10. A Vascular Approach to Glaucoma

By Luís Abegão Pinto and Ingeborg Stalmans


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11. Corneal Viscoelastical Properties Related to Glaucoma

By Horea Demea, Sorina Demea and Rodica Holonec


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12. Effects of High Altitude Related Oxidative Stress on Intraocular Pressure and Central Corneal Thickness – A Research Model for the Etiology of Glaucoma

By Sarper Karakucuk


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13. Sleep Apnea and Glaucoma – Greater Risk for Blacks?

By Ferdinand Zizi, Adnan Mallick, Monika Dweck, Douglas Lazzaro and Girardin Jean-Louis


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14. Quality of Life (QoL) in Glaucoma Patients

By Georgios Labiris, Athanassios Giarmoukakis and Vassilios P. Kozobolis


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15. Glaucoma Animal Models

By Elena Vecino and Sansar C. Sharma


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16. Management of Glaucoma in the Era of Modern Imaging and Diagnostics

By Anurag Shrivastava and Umar Mian


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17. Anterior Chamber Angle Assessment Techniques

By Claudio Campa, Luisa Pierro, Paolo Bettin and Francesco Bandello


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18. End Stage Glaucoma

By Tharwat H. Mokbel


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19. Update on Modulating Wound Healing in Trabeculectomy

By Hosam Sheha


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20. Novel Glaucoma Surgical Devices

By Parul Ichhpujani and Marlene R. Moster


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21. Cyclodestructive Procedures

By Sima Sayyahmelli and Rakhshandeh Alipanahi


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22. Another Look on Cyclodestructive Procedures

By Antonio Fea, Dario Damato, Umberto Lorenzi and Federico M. Grignolo


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23. Controlled Cyclophotocoagulation

By Paul-Rolf Preußner


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24. Congenital Glaucoma

By Jair Giampani Junior and Adriana Silva Borges Giampani


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25. Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma

By Michael B. Rumelt


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26. Plateau Iris

By Yoshiaki Kiuchi, Hideki Mochizuki and Kiyoshi Kusanagi


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27. Normal-Tension (Low-Tension) Glaucoma

By Tsvi Sheleg


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28. Drug-Induced Glaucoma (Glaucoma Secondary to Systemic Medications)

By Eitan Z. Rath


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29. Steroid Induced Glaucoma

By Avraham Cohen


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30. Glaucoma in Cases of Penetrating Keratoplasty, Lamellar Procedures and Keratoprosthesis

By Shimon Rumelt


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