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Recent Developments in Grave's Opthalmopathy - Mark F. Prummel

Recent Developments in Grave's Opthalmopathy

By: Mark F. Prummel (Editor)

Hardcover ISBN: 9780792386766
Number Of Pages: 195

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Offers an overview of the pathogenesis, assessment, and management of patients with Graves' ophthalmopathy, a thyroid-associated eye disease, for scientists, clinical endocrinologists, ophthalmologists, radiotherapists, and orbital surgeons. Subjects covered include the pathology of Graves; eye disease and various views on its autoimmune pathogenesis; assessment of the eye changes using reliable measurements; medical management of Graves; eye disease with an overview of the many treatment options available to the clinician, including orbital radiotherapy and other immunosuppressive treatments; management of the thyroid disease; and the techniques for performing various surgical procedures, which are explained and illustrated.

Contributorsp. vii
Prefacep. xi
Introduction to Graves' ophthalmopathyp. 1
Pathogenesis of Graves' ophthalmopathyp. 15
Assessment of disease severityp. 39
Assessment of disease activity of Graves' ophthalmopathyp. 59
Recommendations for the assessment of Therapeutic Outcome of Graves' ophthalmopathy in clinical trialsp. 81
Thyroid management in Graves' ophthalmopathyp. 89
Immunosuppressive management of Graves' ophthalmopathyp. 101
Radiotherapy for Graves' ophthalmopathyp. 115
Surgical management of Graves' ophthalmopathyp. 133
Future Research in Graves' ophthalmopathyp. 171
Indexp. 193
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ISBN: 9780792386766
ISBN-10: 0792386760
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 195
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.48