Infection, oxygen, and immaturity: interacting risk factors for retinopathy of prematurity.

@article{Chen2011InfectionOA,
  title={Infection, oxygen, and immaturity: interacting risk factors for retinopathy of prematurity.},
  author={Minghua L. Chen and Ayse Citil and Frank McCabe and Katherine M Leicht and John Fiascone and Christiane E. L. Dammann and Olaf Dammann},
  journal={Neonatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={99 2},
  pages={125-32}
}
BACKGROUND Interactions among known risk factors for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) remain to be clarified. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to identify risk factors associated with ROP and to explore the interrelationships between prominent risk factors for ROP. METHODS From an institutional cohort of 1,646 very preterm newborns with gestational age <30 weeks or birth weight <1,501 g, we selected infants with a gestational age <30 weeks who met the criteria for ROP screening (n = 622… CONTINUE READING

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