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Anti-Angiogenic Therapy in Ophthalmology

  • Andreas Stahl

Part of the Essentials in Ophthalmology book series (ESSENTIALS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Jing Chen, Chi-Hsiu Liu, Przemyslaw Sapieha
    Pages 1-19
  3. Andreas Stahl, Ann Hellström, Lois E. H. Smith
    Pages 21-29
  4. David J. Valent, Emily Y. Chew
    Pages 67-77
  5. Peter Charbel Issa, Frank G. Holz
    Pages 79-87
  6. Focke Ziemssen, Hansjürgen T. Agostini
    Pages 89-130
  7. Amelie Pielen, Bernd Junker, Nicolas Feltgen
    Pages 131-138
  8. Tim U. Krohne, Frank G. Holz, Carsten H. Meyer
    Pages 139-148
  9. Julia Lüke, Matthias Lüke, Salvatore Grisanti
    Pages 149-157
  10. Deniz Hos, Felix Bock, Björn Bachmann, Claus Cursiefen
    Pages 159-172
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 189-193

About this book

Introduction

This book provides a concise overview over the pathology of retinal angiogenic diseases and explains why anti-angiogenic therapy is effective in so many patients. The reader is guided through the various clinical indications for anti-angiogenic therapy and made aware of its merits as well as current challenges and limitations. It is explained how, since its introduction for the treatment of exudative age-related macular degeneration in 2006, anti-angiogenic therapy has revolutionized the way in which we treat a range of ocular diseases. All of the authors are established experts in their respective fields who share their extensive knowledge and clinical experience with the reader. This book is both a valuable introduction to anti-angiogenic therapy in ophthalmology and a day-to-day companion for all ophthalmologists seeing patients with some of the most prevalent retinal diseases.

Keywords

Age-related macular degeneration Neovascular Glaucoma Ocular angiogenesis Retinal vein occlusion VEGF

Editors and affiliations

  • Andreas Stahl
    • 1
  1. 1.Eye Center at the Medical CenterUniversity of FreiburgFreiburgGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24097-8
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-24095-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-24097-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1612-3212
  • Series Online ISSN 2196-890X
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