Wills Eye Handbook of Ocular Genetics

Publication Year: 2017

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Levin, Alex V.; Zanolli, Mario; Capasso, Jenina E.

Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers

ISBN: 978-1-62-623293-8

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 98

Doody Core Title:

  • Score: 2.93 (Ophthalmology) Doodys Essential Title
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The Wills Eye Handbook of Ocular Genetics is a practical, reader-friendly guide on the diagnosis and management of ophthalmic genetic conditions.

Every chapter begins with a disease overview, followed by relevant modern genetic concepts, pathways to attaining the correct diagnosis, and pitfalls and pearls gleaned from years of hands-on expertise. At the end of each chapter, questions and answers enable readers to test their knowledge in real-life scenarios they might face in everyday practice. The ultimate goal of this clinically robust handbook is to facilitate optimal patient management and outcomes.

Key Features

  • Fundamentals, including basic genetics, inheritance patterns, genetic testing, and ethical issues
  • Patient-centered genetic counseling issues such as reproduction, dealing with emotional reactions, prognosis, and future options
  • Anterior segment disorders - from corneal dystrophies and aniridia - to childhood cataract and microphthalmia
  • A broad spectrum of vitreoretinopathies and retinal diseases including incontinentia pigmenti, retinitis pigmentosa, Bardet-Biedl syndrome, choroideremia, Stargardt disease, achromatopsia, and juvenile X-linked retinoschisis

This textbook is essential reading for practitioners at all levels and in all subspecialties including ophthalmology and genetics. They will find it an excellent resource for navigating the complexities of genetic eye disease.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Thieme Medical Publishers
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Levin, Alex V.; Zanolli, Mario; Capasso, Jenina E.
ISBN: 978-1-62-623293-8
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 308
Illustrations: 81
Year: 2017
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 98

Doody Core Title:
Score:
  • 2.93 (Ophthalmology) Doodys Essential Title

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