volume editors, Christopher Kennard and R. John Leigh

This volume provides a comprehensive look into the innovative methods used to explore the visual system. From the way the brain processes vision, an imperative part of the human experience, to the role eye movement plays in a range of questions concerning visual perception, memory, attention, free will, and even topological diagnoses, this in-depth handbook gives neurologists, ophthalmologists, and neuro-ophthalmologists an invaluable tool to help them better understand the visual system. Disorders of the retinal and cerebral cortex, and those that affect control of eye and lid movements are thoroughly discussed, along with groundbreaking visual rehabilitative methods, and chapters on individual parts of the visual system. Practitioners will find a useful resource that lays out fundamental concepts, while seamlessly summarizing clinical and laboratory methods for neuro-ophthalmological evaluation. The material is perfect for early-stage physicians or long practicing specialists who wish to learn the latest developments in the field. A comprehensive resource that explores the innovative methods used to understand the visual system. An in-depth study of how the brain processes vision, and the role certain functions such as eye movement play in visual diagnosis and memory. Clinical and laboratory methods of evaluation that are perfect for physicians and specialists in any stage of practice.

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  • SECTION 1 Introductory Topics 1. Anatomy and physiology of the afferent visual system 2. The anatomy and physiology of the ocular motor system 3. The neuro-ophthalmological examination SECTION 2 Disorders of the Afferent Visual System 4. Retinal disorders 5. Abnormalities of the optic disc 6. Lesions of the optic nerve 7. The optic chiasm 8. Disorders of the optic tract, radiation and occipital lobe 9. Disorders of higher visual processing 10. Rehabilitative techniques SECTION 3 Ocular motor abnormalities 11. Infranuclear ocular motor disorders 12. Nuclear, internuclear and supranuclear ocular motor disorders 13. Nystagmus and saccadic intrusions 14. Disorders of higher gaze control 15. Normal and abnormal lid function SECTION 4 Other neuro-ophthalmological topics 16. Disorders of the pupil 17. Neuro-ophthalmology of orbital disease 18. Functional neuro-ophthalmology Index

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書名 Neuro-ophthalmology
著作者等 Kennard, Christopher
Leigh, R. John
Boller, Francois
Swaab, Dick. F.
Aminoff, Michael J.
シリーズ名 Handbook of clinical neurology
出版元 Elsevier
刊行年月 2011
ページ数 xiv, 524 p.
大きさ 27 cm
ISBN 9780444529039
NCID BB06194760
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス