Diabetic Retinopathy

by Bruno Lumbroso, Marco Rispoli, Maria Cristina Savastano

This book “Diabetic retinopathy” summarizes about the relation between diabetes and blindness or severe loss of vision, different imaging techniques and treatment measures used for diabetes retinopathy. Diabetes is one of the main causes of blindness in many countries and working population. Diabetic retinopathy is a social, clinical problem which is associated with duration of the diabetes, high blood sugar levels and arterial hypertension etc. Advanced diabetic retinopathy is also found in many cases and it is difficult to treat, due to late diagnosis. This book is divided in to ten chapters and each chapter covers different aspect of diabetic retinopathy. The basics of diabetic retinopathy, classification, pathogenesis, pathophysiology of diabetic retinopathy are thoroughly described. Retinal fluoroangiography, OCT in diabetic retinopathy and OCT angiography imaging are used for basic information on epidemiology, pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy. Various diabetic retinopathy treatment measures are also described here.

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Author
1. Lumbroso Bruno
2. Rispoli Marco
3. Savastano Maria Cristina
Author's Affiliation
1. Centro Oftalmologico Mediterraneo, Rome, Italy
Centro Oftalmologico Mediterraneo, Via Brofferio 7, Rome, Italy
Rome Eye Hospital and Centro Oftalmologico Mediterraneo for Retinal Diseases, Rome, Italy
Rome, Italy
Centro Oftalmologico Mediterraneo for Retinal Diseases, Rome, Italy
Centro Italiano Macula; Rome Eye Hospital, Rome, Italy
Centro Oftalmologico Mediterraneo for Retinal Diseases, Rome, Italy; Rome Eye Hospital, Rome, Italy
Centro Italiano Macula, Rome, Italy
Centro Italiano Macula, Rome, Italy; Italian Laser Society; Italian Society of OCT Angiography
2. Centro Oftalmologico Mediterraneo, Rome, Italy
Centro Oftalmologico Mediterraneo, Via Brofferio 7, Rome, Italy
Ospedale Nuovo Regina Margherita, and Centro Oftalmologico Mediterraneo for Retinal Diseases, Rome, Italy
Rome, Italy
Centro Oftalmologico Mediterraneo for Retinal Diseases, Rome, Italy
Ospedale Nuova Regina Margherita, Centro Italiano Macula, Rome, Italy
Ospedale Nuovo Regina Margherita and Centro Oftalmologico Mediterraneo for Retinal Diseases, Rome, Italy
Rome Eye Hospital and Centro Italiano Macula, Rome, Italy
3. Catholic University School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
Catholic University of Rome, Centro Italiano Macula, Rome, Italy
School of Medicine, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
Centro Italiano Macula, Rome, Italy
ISBN
9789351528982
Speciality
Ophthalmology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/12596
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2015
Pages
112
Book Type
Professional

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