Incidence of retinopathy of prematurity from 1996 to 2000: analysis of a comprehensive New York state patient database.

@article{Chiang2004IncidenceOR,
  title={Incidence of retinopathy of prematurity from 1996 to 2000: analysis of a comprehensive New York state patient database.},
  author={Michael F. Chiang and Raymond R. Arons and John T. Flynn and Justin Starren},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2004},
  volume={111 7},
  pages={1317-25}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the current incidence of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in New York state. DESIGN Population-based cohort study. PARTICIPANTS Newborn infants (15 691) with initial hospital length of stay >28 days and date of discharge from January 1, 1996, to December 31, 2000. Subjects were identified from the New York Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System (SPARCS) database, which contains information about every patient hospitalized in New York during this period… CONTINUE READING

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