Cryotherapy

a new treatment for retinopathy of prematurity.

C. A. Long

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Abstract

More than 2,600 infants have some degree of eye damage and loss of vision from retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) each year in the United States. Transcleral cryotherapy, a treatment that has been shown to decrease vision loss due to ROP by 50%, is now being used in the United States.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)269-272
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric nursing
Volume15
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1989
Externally publishedYes

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Cryotherapy : a new treatment for retinopathy of prematurity. / Long, C. A.

In: Pediatric nursing, Vol. 15, No. 3, 05.1989, p. 269-272.

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Long, C. A. / Cryotherapy : a new treatment for retinopathy of prematurity. In: Pediatric nursing. 1989 ; Vol. 15, No. 3. pp. 269-272.
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