Screening criteria for retinopathy of prematurity in developing countries


Akman I., Demirel U., Yenice Ö. , Ilerisoy H., Kazokoglu H., ÖZEK E.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.20, no.5, pp.931-937, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/112067211002000519
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.931-937

Abstract

PURPOSE. Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a serious problem which potentially can lead to blindness. The objective of this study is to detect the incidence of ROP and the number of preterm babies requiring treatment for ROP in our center and to establish the screening criteria for our country.