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Glaucoma

Basic and Clinical Aspects

Edited by Shimon Rumelt

Western Galilee - Nahariya Medical Center, Israel

Glaucoma is a specialty in ophthalmology that includes a group of diseases that affect the optic disc and visual fields and is usually accompanied by increased intraocular pressure. This book addresses new topics in glaucoma that have not been included and expands topics that have been included in the previous glaucoma books published by InTech. The book is a product of balance between expedited publication and the will to encompass the whole field and therefore contains the latest developments and new perspectives in glaucoma. It is intended for glaucoma specialists, general ophthalmologists, trainees and researches to increase the knowledge and understanding these complex diseases and to encourage further investigation for the benefit of the entire human community.

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GlaucomaBasic and Clinical AspectsEdited by Shimon Rumelt

Published: April 17th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/45915

ISBN: 978-953-51-1064-4

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28760 Total Chapter Downloads

9 Crossref Citations

10 Web of Science Citations

19 Dimensions Citations

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1. Anatomy of Ciliary Body, Ciliary Processes, Anterior Chamber Angle and Collector Vessels

By Adriana Silva Borges- Giampani and Jair Giampani Junior

3849

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2. Experimental Glaucoma After Oxidative Stress and Modulation of the Consequent Apoptotic Events in a Rat Model

By Nicola Calandrella, Simona Giorgini and Gianfranco Risuleo

718

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3. Genetics and Environmental Stress Factor Contributions to Anterior Segment Malformations and Glaucoma

By Yoko A. Ito and Michael A. Walter

1276

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4. Emerging Concept of Genetic and Epigenetic Contribution to the Manifestation of Glaucoma

By Barkur S. Shastry

1103

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5. Modern Aspects of Glaucoma Pathogenesis Local Factors for Development of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma Associated with Impairment of Secretory Functions of the Eye Membranes

By A.A. Zilfyan

857

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6. Functional Defects Caused by Glaucoma – Associated Mutations in Optineurin

By Ghanshyam Swarup, Vipul Vaibhava and Ananthamurthy Nagabhushana

1249

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7. The Role of Apolipoprotein E Gene Polymorphisms in Primary Glaucoma and Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome

By Najwa Mohammed Al- Dabbagh, Sulaiman Al-Saleh, Nourah Al- Dohayan, Misbahul Arfin, Mohammad Tariq and Abdulrahman Al- Asmari

1000

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8. Progressive Neurodegeneration of Retina in Alzheimer’s Disease — Are β-Amyloid Peptide and Tau New Pathological Factors in Glaucoma?

By Kin Chiu, Kwok-Fai So and Raymond Chuen-Chung Chang

1446

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9. Neuroprotection in Glaucoma

By Sotiria Palioura and Demetrios G. Vavvas

1086

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10. Strategies for Neuroprotection in Glaucoma

By Lizette Mowatt and Maynard Mc Intosh

1274

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11. Cornea and Glaucoma

By Gema Bolivar, Javier Paz Moreno-Arrones and Miguel A. Teus

1283

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12. Screening for Narrow Angles in the Japanese Population Using Scanning Peripheral Anterior Chamber Depth Analyzer

By Noriko Sato, Makoto Ishikawa, Yu Sawada, Daisuke Jin, Shun Watanabe, Masaya Iwakawa and Takeshi Yoshitomi

988

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13. The History of Detecting Glaucomatous Changes in the Optic Disc

By Ivan Marjanovic

1368

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14. Recognizing a Glaucomatous Optic Disc

By Vassilis Kozobolis, Aristeidis Konstantinidis and Georgios Labiris

2608

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15. Neovascular Glaucoma

By Cynthia Esponda-Lammoglia, Rafael Castaneda-Díez, Gerardo García-Aguirre, Oscar Albis-Donado and Jesús Jiménez-Román

2411

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16. Uveitic Glaucoma

By Shimon Rumelt

1518

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17. Clinical Research Progress of Glaucomatocyclitic Crisis

By He-Zheng Zhou, Qian Ye, Jian-Guo Wu, Wen-Shan Jiang, Feng Chang, Yan-Ping Song, Qing Ding and Wen-Qiang Zhang

975

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18. Malignant Glaucoma

By Marek Rękas and Karolina Krix-Jachym

1464

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19. Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery – Strategies for Success

By Daljit Singh

1046

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20. Combined Cataract-Glaucoma Surgery

By Vassilis Kozobolis, Aristeidis Konstantinidis and Georgios Labiris

1241

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