João Borges Fortes Filho

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PURPOSE The aim of the study was to assess the outcomes of severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in zone I or posterior zone II treated with intravitreal ranibizumab (IVR) as monotherapy or combined treatment with laser photocoagulation. METHODS This is a retrospective study analyzing clinical records of the included patients. Patients were divided into(More)
BACKGROUND To report a case series of nine patients presenting with leukocoria without lens opacification or retrolental abnormalities and to propose a novel classification for leukocoria. METHODS An institutional and retrospective study including a case series of patients assisted in the Congenital Cataract Section of Federal University of São Paulo,(More)
PURPOSE To prospectively study the association of high cytokine plasma levels with later development of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in preterm infants with early-onset sepsis to assess a laboratory test to detect ROP. METHODS A prospective cohort study was conducted of preterm infants with clinical early-onset sepsis whose birth weight (BW) was ≤1500(More)
BACKGROUND Improved survival of preterm neonates has increased the incidence of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in many middle-income countries. AIM This study aimed to verify the main risk factors for the development of ROP according to different gestational age (GA) groups. METHODS A prospective cohort study including infants weighing < or =1,500 g(More)
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