Volume : VIII, Issue : II, February - 2019

To Assess Ocular Fundus Manifestations In Newborns Screened For Retinopathy Of Prematurity At Tertiary Care Centre,Telangana,India

Dr. B. Kantha Sree, Dr. V. E. Raju, Dr. Shubham Lakshman Gaddalay, Dr. Saumya Lakshman Gaddalay

Abstract :

Aim: ROP is a complication in premature babies with immature retina which leads to blindness and is preventable with timely action and intervention.The aim is to Assess Fundus Manifestations In Newborns Screened For ROP. Material and methods: This study is a hospital based interventional study conducted at Gandhi Hospital,secunderabad. Out of 1133 preterm babies admitted in NICU ,399 new born infants were screened for ROP between Jan 17 to March 18.Of which 36(9%)babies had mature retina and 358(91%)had immature retina.The incidence of ROP is 32%. Conclusion: Since ROP may produce complete blindness,effective screening and meticulous long term followup is necessary to prevent blindness and long term complications of ROP like myopia, squint,cortical ain damage. In most of the cases it does not require treatment but close followup.

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TO ASSESS OCULAR FUNDUS MANIFESTATIONS IN NEWBORNS SCREENED FOR RETINOPATHY OF PREMATURITY AT TERTIARY CARE CENTRE,TELANGANA,INDIA, Dr.B.Kantha Sree, Dr.V.E.Raju, Dr.Shubham Lakshman Gaddalay, Dr.Saumya Lakshman Gaddalay GLOBAL JOURNAL FOR RESEARCH ANALYSIS : Volume-8 | Issue-2 | February-2019


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