Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Diabetic Retinopathy

Edited by Mohammad Shamsul Ola

King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

The aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive overview of current concepts in pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatments of diabetic retinopathy. It provides a collection of topics written by excellent authors, covering discussions on advances in understanding of pathophysiology, immunological factors and emerging concepts, relating to clinical aspects and treatment strategies. The contents of the book will not only provide a resource for our knowledge but also improve diagnosis and treatment options for those patients who suffer vision loss due to diabetic retinopathy.

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Diabetic RetinopathyEdited by Mohammad Shamsul Ola

Published: February 24th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1174

ISBN: 978-953-51-0044-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6817-1

Copyright year: 2012

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56994 Total Chapter Downloads

21 Crossref Citations

15 Web of Science Citations

45 Dimensions Citations


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1. Cellular and Molecular Mechanism of Diabetic Retinopathy

By Mohammad Shamsul Ola and Mohd Imtiaz Nawaz


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2. Gluco-Oxidation of Proteins in Etiology of Diabetic Retinopathy

By Mohd Wajid Ali Khan, Kamalpreet Banga and Wahid Ali Khan


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3. Diabetic Retinopathy

By Carlos César Lopes De Jesus


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4. The Molecular Pathogenesis of Diabetic Retinopathy - A Spectrum of Pathology Caused by the Disruption of Inner Blood-Retinal Barrier

By Byung Joo Lee, and Jeong Hun Kim


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5. Inner Blood-Retinal Barrier Transporters: Relevance to Diabetic Retinopathy

By Yoshiyuki Kubo and Ken-ichi Hosoya


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6. Fibrovascular Membranes Associated with PDR: Development of Molecular Targets by Global Gene Expression Profiling

By Shigeo Yoshida, Keijiro Ishikawa, Mitsuru Arima, Ryo Asato, Yukio Sassa and Tatsuro Ishibashi


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7. Inflammation and Diabetic Retinopathy

By Hongbin Lü


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8. Immunological Risk Factors for the Development and Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy

By Katarzyna Zorena, Dorota Raczyńska, and Krystyna Raczyńska


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9. Inflammation and Angiogenesis in Diabetic Retinopathy

By Ying Yang, Ying Zhang and Yiping Li


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10. Diabetic Macular Edema

By Christina Antonopoulos and Manju Subramanian


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11. The Effect of Diabetes Mellitus on Retinal Function

By Zvia Burgansky-Eliash


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12. Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Diabetic Macular Edema

By Desislava Koleva-Georgieva


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13. Preventing Diabetic Retinopathy: Red Lesions Detection in Early Stages

By C. Mariño, J. Novo, N. Barreira and M.G. Penedo


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14. Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema – Latest Therapeutic Developments

By Yeon Sung Moon and Na Rae Kim


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15. Prophylactic Medical Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy

By Akihiro Kakehashi, Ayumi Ota, Fumihiko Toyoda, Nozomi Kinoshita, Hiroko Yamagami, Hiroto Obata, Takafumi Matsumoto, Junichi Tsuji, Yoh Dobashi, Wilfred Y. Fujimoto, Masanobu Kawakami and Yasunori Kanazawa


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16. Calcium Dobesilate in Prevention and Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy

By Oldřich Farsa


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17. The Role of Sex Hormones in Diabetic Retinopathy

By Jeffery G. Grigsby, Donald M. Allen, Richard B. Culbert, Gerardo Escobedo, Kalpana Parvathaneni, Brandi S. Betts and Andrew T.C. Tsin


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