Adjusted poor weight gain for birth weight and gestational age as a predictor of severe ROP in VLBW infants

Aydemir Ö., Sarikabadayi Y. U., Aydemir C., Tunay Z. O., Tok L., Erdeve O., ...More

EYE, vol.25, no.6, pp.725-729, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/eye.2011.29
  • Journal Name: EYE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.725-729
  • Keywords: retinopathy of prematurity, weight gain, risk factors, LONGITUDINAL POSTNATAL WEIGHT, SEVERE RETINOPATHY, PRETERM INFANTS, PREMATURITY, RISK
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: No


Aim To analyze relative weight gain by 2-week intervals up to 6 weeks after birth in order to predict the development of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) requiring treatment among very low birth weight (BW) infants.