Age-Related Macular Degeneration Current Treatment Concepts

Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is a frequent disease of the elderly and the most common cause of blindness. During the past decade a variety of therapeutic options have been developed and made available for clinical use. Research results are maturing, but to date the interested reader has h...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Alberti, W.E. (Editor), Richard, G. (Editor), Sagerman, R.H. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2001, 2001
Edition:1st ed. 2001
Series:Radiation Oncology
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Update of Results of the St. Gallen Prospective Randomized Study
  • Special Radiotherapy Techniques165
  • 21 Brachytherapy for Macular Degeneration Associated with Subretinal Neovascularization
  • 22 Proton Radiation Therapy of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • 23 Various Therapeutic Regimens for Proton Beam Irradiation of Neovascular Membranes in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • 24 Radiation Therapy for Age-Related Macular Degeneration187
  • List of Contributors
  • Two-Year Results
  • 14 Virtual Three-Dimensional CT Simulation of Radiotherapy for Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • 15 Radiation Therapy for Age-Related Macular Degeneration — a Wet Type Summary
  • 16 External Beam Radiotherapy in Age-Related Macular Degeneration — an Ineffective Approach?
  • Clinical Studies of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)137
  • 17 Results of a Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Multicenter Trial on Radiation Therapy of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (RAD-Study)
  • 18 External Beam Radiotherapy as a Treatment for Choroidal Neovascularisation in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • 19 Long-Term Results of High Doses of External Radiotherapy for Age-Related Macular Degeneration with Subfoveal Neovascularization
  • Current Concepts of Pathogenesis and Risk Factors
  • 2 Clinical Manifestations and Natural History of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • 3 Diagnostic Workup
  • 4 Planimetry of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Surgery of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)31
  • 5 Surgery — an Overview
  • 6 Limited Macular Translocation in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • 7 Development of Microelectronic Visual Implants
  • 8 Transplantation of Retinal Pigment Epithelium Cells
  • Radiotherapy of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) — Long-Term Results77
  • 9 Radiation Biology of Choroidal Neovascularisation of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • 10 Principles and Technique of Radiation Therapy of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • 11 Radiation Effects on the Eye
  • 12 Long-Term Results of Radiotherapy for Age-Related Macular Degeneration