Time at Treatment of Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity in China: Recommendations for Guidelines in More Mature Infants

@inproceedings{Chen2015TimeAT,
  title={Time at Treatment of Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity in China: Recommendations for Guidelines in More Mature Infants},
  author={Yi Feng Chen and Jing Feng and Clare Gilbert and Hong Yin and Jianhong Liang and Xiaoxin Li},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
PURPOSE To investigate the postmenstrual (PMA) age at treatment of severe retinopathy of prematurity (i.e. Type 1 prethreshold or threshold) in infants in a tertiary referral center in China. PRINCIPAL FINDINGS 76.6% (359/469) of infants were treated for threshold disease. 67.5% (317/469) of infants had a birth weight (BW) of 1250 g or above and almost 30% (126) had a gestational age (GA) of 32 weeks or above. There was little difference in the characteristics of infants treated for Type 1… CONTINUE READING

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