Retinopathy of prematurity management using single-image vs multiple-image telemedicine examinations.

@article{Lajoie2008RetinopathyOP,
  title={Retinopathy of prematurity management using single-image vs multiple-image telemedicine examinations.},
  author={Alexandra Lajoie and Susan Koreen and L L Wang and Steven A. Kane and Thomas C. Lee and David J Weissgold and Audina M. Berrocal and Yunling E. Du and Osode Coki and John T. Flynn and Justin Starren and Michael F. Chiang},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2008},
  volume={146 2},
  pages={298-309}
}
PURPOSE To compare performance of single-image vs multiple-image telemedicine examinations for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) diagnosis. DESIGN Prospective comparative study. METHODS A total of 248 eyes from 67 consecutive infants underwent wide-angle retinal imaging by a trained neonatal nurse at 31 to 33 weeks and/or 35 to 37 weeks postmenstrual age (PMA) at a single academic institution. Data were uploaded to a web-based telemedicine system and interpreted by three masked retinal… CONTINUE READING

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