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Italian multicentre study on retinopathy of prematurity. The Italian ROP Study Group.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9453377     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: This study confirms the role of prematurity, low birth weight and RDS in the pathogenesis of ROP, and emphasises the importance of prenatal steroid prophylaxis of RDS in very preterm infants. Furthermore, our data suggest that infants with oxygen dependency at 60 days or necrotising enterocolitis are at very high risk of developing ROP.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Multicenter Study    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of pediatrics     Volume:  156     ISSN:  0340-6199     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1997 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-02-10     Completed Date:  1998-02-10     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7603873     Medline TA:  Eur J Pediatr     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  939-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Gestational Age
Infant, Newborn
Logistic Models
Prospective Studies
Retinopathy of Prematurity* / epidemiology,  etiology,  prevention & control
Risk Factors

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