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Glaucoma

Basic and Clinical Concepts

Edited by Shimon Rumelt

Western Galilee - Nahariya Medical Center, Israel

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

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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

2511

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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

1433

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4. Molecular Control of Retinal Ganglion Cell Specification and Differentiation

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

1255

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

By Serdar Dogan and Mutay Aslan

1736

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6. Excitotoxic Injury to Retinal Ganglion Cells

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

1606

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7. Neuroprotection in Glaucoma

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

2036

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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

1872

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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

1795

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10. A Vascular Approach to Glaucoma

By Luís Abegão Pinto and Ingeborg Stalmans

1879

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11. Corneal Viscoelastical Properties Related to Glaucoma

By Horea Demea, Sorina Demea and Rodica Holonec

1549

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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

4948

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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

1824

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14. Quality of Life (QoL) in Glaucoma Patients

By Georgios Labiris, Athanassios Giarmoukakis and Vassilios P. Kozobolis

4425

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15. Glaucoma Animal Models

By Elena Vecino and Sansar C. Sharma

2052

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

By Anurag Shrivastava and Umar Mian

1868

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17. Anterior Chamber Angle Assessment Techniques

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

30770

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18. End Stage Glaucoma

By Tharwat H. Mokbel

5122

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19. Update on Modulating Wound Healing in Trabeculectomy

By Hosam Sheha

2883

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20. Novel Glaucoma Surgical Devices

By Parul Ichhpujani and Marlene R. Moster

5716

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21. Cyclodestructive Procedures

By Sima Sayyahmelli and Rakhshandeh Alipanahi

4489

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22. Another Look on Cyclodestructive Procedures

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

1997

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23. Controlled Cyclophotocoagulation

By Paul-Rolf Preußner

1385

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24. Congenital Glaucoma

By Jair Giampani Junior and Adriana Silva Borges Giampani

3431

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25. Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma

By Michael B. Rumelt

6742

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26. Plateau Iris

By Yoshiaki Kiuchi, Hideki Mochizuki and Kiyoshi Kusanagi

4130

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27. Normal-Tension (Low-Tension) Glaucoma

By Tsvi Sheleg

5077

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

By Eitan Z. Rath

4562

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29. Steroid Induced Glaucoma

By Avraham Cohen

7989

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

By Shimon Rumelt

2538

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