[Pathomorphology of the retina and the pathogenesis of retinopathy of prematurity].

Pathomorphologic examinations of 74 preterm fetuses and newborns evidenced that retinopathy of preterm infants occurred in 33.7 percent of these. The development of retinopathy starts in utero. The leading factors in the pathogenesis of this condition are too early untimely delivery and chronic intrauterine hypoxia due to various diseases of the mother and… (More)