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Volume 2005, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0253-8253
  • E-ISSN: 2227-0426

Abstract

To evaluate the results of the treatment of Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) patients in Qatar a retrospective analysis was made of 43 infants treated between January 1999 and December 2002 initially with indirect laser transpupillary photocoagulation. Cryotherapy was used only on those needing re-treatment. A favorable outcome overall was obtained in 40 cases (90%) after ten received re-treatment. The statistical interpretation, complicating factors and outcomes are discussed. It is concluded that the results of threshold ROP treatment in Qatar are encouraging.

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