A predictive score for retinopathy of prematurity in very low birth weight preterm infants

@article{Eckert2012APS,
  title={A predictive score for retinopathy of prematurity in very low birth weight preterm infants},
  author={Gabriela Unchalo Eckert and Jo{\~a}o Borges Fortes Filho and Mauricio Maia and Renato Soibelmann Procianoy},
  journal={Eye},
  year={2012},
  volume={26},
  pages={400-406}
}
AimsThis study describes the development of a score based on cumulative risk factors for the prediction of severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) comparing the performance of the score against the birth weight (BW) and gestational age (GA) in order to predict the onset of ROP.MethodsA prospective cohort of preterm infants with BW⩽1500 g and/or GA⩽32 weeks… CONTINUE READING