International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015


Retrospective Study of Analysis of Babies with Aggressive Posterior Retinopathy of Prematurity

Dr. Prakash V Suranagi | Dr. Bhramaramba Banagar | Dr. Poornima MS


Abstract: AIMA clinical study with retrospective analysis of 10 eyes of 5 babies with APROP of birth weight 970 to 1420 grams, Gestational age 26 to 32weeks, from a Level 3 NICU with multiple risk factors. RESULTFlat neovascularisation was seen in 8 eyes in zone 1, one eye in zone 2. One eye showed a large vascular loop in zone 2.3 babies with APROP had very low gestation age 1250gms & Gestational age >32weeks. CONCLUSIONHigher birth weight and gestational age babies with multiple risk factors also need to be viewed with suspicion for APROP.


Keywords: Aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015,


Pages: 1341 - 1343


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