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 1 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics

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