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Imaging in Retinopathy of Prematurity

Imaging in Retinopathy of Prematurity REVIEW ARTICLE N. Valikodath, MD,* E. Cole, MD,* M.F. Chiang, MD,† J.P. Campbell, MD,† and R.V.P. Chan, MD* oxygen. The International Committee for the Classification of Abstract: Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a leading cause of Retinopathy of Prematurity (ICROP) classifies ROP based on zone preventable childhood blindness worldwide. Barriers to ROP screening or location of disease, stage or severity of disease at the border of and difficulties with subsequent evaluation and management include the vascular and avascular retina, extent of disease described by poor access to care, lack of physicians trained in ROP, and issues with clock hour(s), as well as plus disease which is characterized by objective documentation. Digital retinal imaging can help address these the presence of dilated and/or tortuous vessels in the posterior barriers and improve our knowledge of the pathophysiology of the 2 pole. It is further classified into aggressive posterior ROP, pre- disease. Advancements in technology have led to new, non-mydriatic and threshold (type 1 or type 2 ROP), and threshold disease according mydriatic cameras with wider fields of view as well as devices that can to various findings of zone, stage, extent, and plus disease as simultaneously incorporate fluorescein angiography, optical coherence http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology Wolters Kluwer Health

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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2162-0989
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2475-5028
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10.22608/APO.201963
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REVIEW ARTICLE N. Valikodath, MD,* E. Cole, MD,* M.F. Chiang, MD,† J.P. Campbell, MD,† and R.V.P. Chan, MD* oxygen. The International Committee for the Classification of Abstract: Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a leading cause of Retinopathy of Prematurity (ICROP) classifies ROP based on zone preventable childhood blindness worldwide. Barriers to ROP screening or location of disease, stage or severity of disease at the border of and difficulties with subsequent evaluation and management include the vascular and avascular retina, extent of disease described by poor access to care, lack of physicians trained in ROP, and issues with clock hour(s), as well as plus disease which is characterized by objective documentation. Digital retinal imaging can help address these the presence of dilated and/or tortuous vessels in the posterior barriers and improve our knowledge of the pathophysiology of the 2 pole. It is further classified into aggressive posterior ROP, pre- disease. Advancements in technology have led to new, non-mydriatic and threshold (type 1 or type 2 ROP), and threshold disease according mydriatic cameras with wider fields of view as well as devices that can to various findings of zone, stage, extent, and plus disease as simultaneously incorporate fluorescein angiography, optical coherence

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The Asia-Pacific Journal of OphthalmologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Mar 1, 2019

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