Retinopathy of Prematurity: Update
Title: Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP): Update
Author: Mary Elizabeth Hartnett, MD
Keywords / Main Subjects: Retinopathy of Prematurity; Avastin; ROP staging; Plus disease; Lens sparing vitrectomy; Role of oxygen in ROP; VEGF; Angiogenesis; Avascular retina; Erythropoietin
Secondary CORE Category: Ophthalmic Pathology / Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium / Degenerations
Diagnosis: Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Brief Description: This is a comprehensive review of retinopathy of prematurity and a discussion of current research of mechanism and new treatments for retinopathy of prematurity. It also discusses current research and presents new research of the relationship between ROP and VEGF and anti-angiogenic factors.
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds