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Incidence of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) and ROP treatment in Switzerland 2006-2015: a population-based analysis

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Gerull, Roland
Brauer, Viviane
Bassler, Dirk
Laubscher, Bernard
Nelle, Mathias
Müller, Béatrice
Gerth-Kahlert, Christina
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Published in Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal Edition. 2018, vol. 103, no. 4, p. F337-F342
Abstract Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a severe complication of preterm birth and can lead to severe visual impairment or even blindness if untreated. The incidence of ROP requiring treatment is increasing in some developed countries in conjunction with higher survival rates at the lower end of gestational age (GA).
Keywords Birth WeightFemaleGestational AgeHumansIncidenceInfantNewbornInfantPrematureMaleRetinopathy of Prematurity/epidemiologyRetrospective StudiesRisk FactorsSwitzerland/epidemiology
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GERULL, Roland et al. Incidence of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) and ROP treatment in Switzerland 2006-2015: a population-based analysis. In: Archives of Disease in Childhood Fetal and Neonatal Edition, 2018, vol. 103, n° 4, p. F337-F342. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2017-313574 https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:107771

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