This book addresses diabetic retinopathy, an eye disease that remains one of the main causes of vision loss if not diagnosed and managed properly. It aims to cover the entire spectrum of the disease by describing its clinical identification and characterization, pathophysiology, epidemiology, and medical and surgical management. Diabetic Retinopathy also offers a complete overview of the present understanding of diabetic retinopathy, covering current practice but also including original contributions that offer novel perspectives for looking at and addressing this disease.
The author has dedicated his lifetime to the study of diabetic retinal disease and has organized this book around his personal experience but at the same time giving the necessary information for updated management of diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic Retinopathy will be especially useful for postgraduate students in diabetology, retina specialists and researchers.
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Chapter 1 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2009 American Diabetes Association
Chapter 2 Clinical Presentation of Retinopathy José CunhaVaz
Chapter 3 Clinical Diagnostic Methodologies
Chapter 4 Pathogenesis
Chapter 5 Epidemiology José Rui Faria Abreu
Chapter 6 Major Clinical Trials on Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy Luisa Ribeiro
Chapter 7 Photocoagulation for Macular Edema and Proliferative Retinopathy Francisco GomézUlla
Chapter 8 Vitrectomy for Diabetic Retinopathy José Carlos Pastor
Chapter 9 Medical Management of Diabetic Retinopathy José Rui Faria Abreu and José CunhaVaz
Chapter 10 An Integrated Perspective on Diabetic Retinopathy in Type 2 Diabetes José CunhaVaz