retinopathy

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retinopathy

[‚ret·ən′äp·ə·thē]
(medicine)
Any pathologic condition involving the retina.
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Retinopathy of prematurity. Lancet 2013; 382(9902): 1445-57.
KEYWORDS: Breast milk, Preterm, Retinopathy of prematurity.
Gilbert, "Retinopathy of prematurity: a global perspective of the epidemics, population of babies at risk and implications for control," Early Human Development, vol.
Sale, "Retinopathy of prematurity: recent advances in our understanding," British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
ROP was staged according to the International Classification of Retinopathy of Prematurity (ICROP) [4].
Serum concentrations of bevacizumab (avastin) and vascular endothelial growth factor in infants with retinopathy of prematurity. Am J Ophthalmol 2012;153:327-33.
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) is proliferative retinopathy affecting the retina of premature infants and is one of the major cause of childhood blindness in developing countries.
In addition, Wales fared worse than England and Scotland when it came to screening for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) - a potentially blinding eye disorder that primarily affects premature babies.
"We found increased risks of relatively rare outcomes that other studies could not observe, including maternal acute cardiovascular events and neonatal transient tachypnea, necrotizing enterocolitis, peri- and intraventricular hemorrhage, and retinopathy of prematurity among deliveries to overweight or obese women," they wrote.