The Incidence and Risk Factors of Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants in Turkey


Celebi A. R. C. , Petricli I. S. , Hekimoglu E., Demirel N., Bas A. Y.

MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR, cilt.20, ss.1647-1653, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 20
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.12659/msm.892262
  • Dergi Adı: MEDICAL SCIENCE MONITOR
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.1647-1653

Özet

Background: The aim of this study was to identify the incidence of severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) requiring laser treatment and the overall incidence of ROP in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants, and to evaluate the associated risk factors for developing severe ROP in ELBW infants in Turkey.