Mode of delivery and threshold retinopathy of prematurity in pre-term ELBW neonates.

BACKGROUND Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a multifactorial disease, but little is known about its relationship with perinatal risk factors. We tested the hypothesis that the mode of delivery may be associated with threshold ROP as defined by CRYO-ROP. METHODS We conducted a prospective, cohort analysis of a database of all extremely low birth weight… (More)