Effects of intravitreal bevacizumab and laser in retinopathy of prematurity therapy on the development of peripheral retinal vessels

@article{Lee2010EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of intravitreal bevacizumab and laser in retinopathy of prematurity therapy on the development of peripheral retinal vessels},
  author={Joo Yong Lee and Ju Byung Chae and Sung Jae Yang and Young Hee Yoon and June Gone Kim},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={2010},
  volume={248},
  pages={1257-1262}
}
To investigate laser photocoagulation and intravitreal bevacizumab efficacy and safety in patients with moderate-to-severe stage 3 retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), and to evaluate the effects of treatment on the development of peripheral retinal vessels. A retrospective chart review of 15 premature babies, all of whom were diagnosed with stage 3 ROP, was conducted. Patients with moderate-to-severe stage 3 ROP, thus with a vascular-active ROP, received intravitreal injections of bevacizumab (0… CONTINUE READING