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Overview

Are you looking for concise, practical answers to those questions that are often left unanswered by traditional texts and references in neuro-ophthalmology? Are you seeking brief, evidence-based advice for common clinical dilemmas or complications? Curbside consultation in Neuro-Ophthalmology: 49 Clinical Questions provides quick and direct answers to the thorny questions most commonly posed during a "curbside consultation" between neuro-ophthalmologists.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781556428401
  • Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Series: Curbside Consultation
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 1,301,618
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Andrew G. Lee, MD is a graduate of the University of Virginia undergraduate school and the School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency and was the chief resident at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX in 1993. Following his residency, Dr. Lee completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology with Neil R. Miller, MD at the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute and was a postdoctoral Fight for Sight fellow at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD from 1993 to 1994. He was formerly an Associate Professor at Baylor College of Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor at the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston from 1994 to 2000. He has published over 260 peer-reviewed articles, 40 book chapters, and 2 full textbooks in ophthalmology. Dr. Lee serves on the editorial board of 12 journals, including the American Journal of Ophthalmology, the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, and Eye. He has received the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Honor Award, the AAO Secretariat Award, and the AAO Senior Achievement Award. He has been the invited guest or visiting professor at over 150 medical meetings. Dr. Lee is currently Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery in the H. Stanley Thompson Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinic at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.

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Table of Contents

Question 1 How Should a Childhood Optic Nerve Glioma Be Worked Up? Marie Borchert Borchert, Marie 1

Question 2 How Should an Optic Nerve Sheath Meningioma Be Managed? Neil R. Miller Miller, Neil R. 5

Question 3 What Neuroimaging Studies Should I Order? Fiona Costello Costello, Fiona 9

Question 4 How Should I Evaluate and Manage Suspected Optic Neuritis? Eric Eggenberger Eggenberger, Eric 13

Question 5 What Is the Evaluation of Optic Neuritis? Steven L. Calciia Calciia, Steven L. Melissa W. Ko Ko, Melissa W. 17

Question 6 What Is Neuroretinitis? Rod Foroozam Foroozam, Rod 23

Question 7 How Do You Evaluate Non-Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy? M. Tariq Bhatti Bhatti, M. Tariq 29

Question 8 How Do You Differentiate Arteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy From Non-Arteritic? Alfredo A. Stidun Stidun, Alfredo A. 33

Question 9 How Long Do You Have to Treat Giant Cell Arteritis? Jacqueline A. Leavitt Leavitt, Jacqueline A. 37

Question 10 What Is the Evaluation of Traumatic Optic Neuropathy? Nicholas J. Volpe Volpe, Nicholas J. Jennifer K. Hall Hall, Jennifer K. 39

Question 11 What Is the Evaluation and Management for Papilledema? Michael Wall Wall, Michael 43

Question 12 Is There a Difference in the Management of Pseudotumor Cerebri in Pregnancy? Deborah I. Friedman Friedman, Deborah I. 47

Question 13 What Is the Evaluation and Management of the High-Flow Carotid Cavernous Fistula? Victoria S. Petak Petak, Victoria S. Drew Dixon Dixon, Drew 49

Question 14 How Do I Manage an Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia? Christopher C. Glisson Glisson, Christopher C. David L. Kaufman Kaufman, David L. 53

Question 15 What Is the Evaluation of Ocular Myasthenia Gravis?Laura J. Balcer Balcer, Laura J. Raymond Price Price, Raymond 57

Question 16 What Do I Tell My Patients With Ocular Myasthenia About Their Chances of It Progressing to the Rest of Their Body? Do I Need a Neurologist? Pamela S. Chavis Chavis, Pamela S. Peter Savino Savino, Peter 61

Question 17 How Do You Manage Visual Loss in Thyroid Eye Disease? James A. Garrity Garrity, James A. 65

Question 18 When Do You Use Radiation or Steroids in Thyroid Eye Disease? Steven E. Feldon Feldon, Steven E. 69

Question 19 How Do You Manage Diplopia in Thyroid Eye Disease? Kimberly Cockerham Cockerham, Kimberly 73

Question 20 Are There Any Treatments for Nystagmus That Work? Janet C. Rucker Rucker, Janet C. 77

Question 21 How Do You Evaluate Downbeat Nystagmus? Sophia M. Chung Chung, Sophia M. 81

Question 22 What Is the Evaluation for Anisocoria? Brian R. Younge Younge, Brian R. 85

Question 23 How and When Should I Work Up Horner Syndrome? Valerie Biousse Biousse, Valerie 89

Question 24 What Should I Do With a Dilated Pupil? Randy Kardon Kardon, Randy 95

Question 25 What Is the Evaluation for Episodic Anisocoria? Aki Kawasaki Kawasaki, Aki 99

Question 26 How Do You Manage Toxic and Nutritional Optic Neuropathies? Julie Falardeau Falardeau, Julie 103

Question 27 What Are Visual Processing Defects and How Can I Recognize Them? Swaraj Bose Bose, Swaraj 107

Question 28 How Do I Manage Headache Syndromes That Come to Me as an Ophthalmologist? Kathleen B. Digre Digre, Kathleen B. 111

Question 29 What Is the Evaluation of Optic Atrophy? Karl C. Golnik Golnik, Karl C. 115

Question 30 What Do I Do in a Child With Asymmetric Nystagmus? Madhura A. Tamhankar Tamhankar, Madhura A. Grant T. Liu Liu, Grant T. 119

Question 31 What Is Opsoclonus and How Do I Manage It? Steve Newman Newman, Steve 121

Question 32 What Is Wernicke's Encephalopathy and How Does It Affect the Eye? James J. Corbett Corbett, James J. 123

Question 33 How Do You Manage Postoperative Visual Loss After Spinal Surgery? Wayne T. Cornblath Cornblath, Wayne T. 127

Question 34 How Do I Manage Transient Monocular Visual Loss in a Young, Otherwise Healthy Patient? Rosa Ana Tang Tang, Rosa Ana 131

Question 35 What Is the Evaluation for Transient Monocular Visual Loss in an Older Adult? Byron L. Lam Lam, Byron L. 135

Question 36 What Is the Evaluation for a Homonymous Hemianopia? Jonathan C. Horton Horton, Jonathan C. 139

Question 37 What Is the Evaluation for a Pupil-Involved Third Nerve Palsy? Sang-Rog Oh Oh, Sang-Rog Gautam R. Mirchandani Mirchandani, Gautam R. Jeffrey Odel Odel, Jeffrey 145

Question 38 What Is the Evaluation for a Painful Third Nerve Palsy Without a Fixed and Dilated Pupil but With Anisocoria (Partial Pupil Involvement)? Michael S. Vaphiades Vaphiades, Michael S. 149

Question 39 How Do You Manage an Isolated and Presumed Vasculopathic Pupil-Sparing Third Nerve Palsy? Thomas J. Carlow Carlow, Thomas J. 153

Question 40 What Is the Appropriate Evaluation of a Fourth Nerve Palsy? Robert L. Tomeak Tomeak, Robert L. Matthew J. Thurtell Thurtell, Matthew J. 157

Question 41 What Is the Appropriate Evaluation in a Patient Suspected of Having a Sixth Nerve Palsy? Steven R. Hamilton Hamilton, Steven R. 161

Question 42 How Do I Evaluate a Patient With Multiple Ocular Motor Cranial Nerve Palsies? Greg Kosmorsky Kosmorsky, Greg 165

Question 43 What Is Blepharospasm? Timothy J. McCulley McCulley, Timothy J. Thomas N. Hwang Hwang, Thomas N. 169

Question 44 What Is Hemifacial Spasm? Michael S. Lee Lee, Michael S. Andrew R. Harrison Harrison, Andrew R. 173

Question 45 How Do You Deal With Nonorganic Visual Loss? Robert L. Lesser Lesser, Robert L. 177

Question 46 How Do You Diagnose and Manage Migraine Aura? Robert H. Spector Spector, Robert H. 183

Question 47 How Do I Manage the Low-Flow Carotid Cavernous Fistula? Leah Levi Levi, Leah 187

Question 48 How Do I Recognize Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy? Nancy J. Newman Newman, Nancy J. 193

Question 49 How Do I Manage an Orbital Apex Syndrome? Roger E. Turbin Turbin, Roger E. 197

Financial Disclosures 204

Index 209

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