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Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)

  • Ulrich Spandau
  • Sang Jin Kim
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Abstract

This chapter is only about retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). It contains a historical introduction about ROP and a short section about pathophysiology of ROP. Next follows a detailed classification of ROP illustrated with many pictures and finally the most recent screening recommendations.

Keywords

Retinopathy of prematurity ROP Pathophysiology Classification Screening recommendations 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ulrich Spandau
    • 1
  • Sang Jin Kim
    • 2
  1. 1.OphthalmologyUniversity of Uppsala OphthalmologyUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Department of OphthalmologySamsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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