Retinopathy of prematurity

N. James Halliday

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Abstract

Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), afflicts over 300,000 infants worldwide. More advanced grades of ROP require surgery and thus present the anesthesiologist with a unique set of pathophysiological issues pertinent to their perioperative care. In addition the anaesthetic techniques relevant pharmacology and post operative care of these infants is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)175-178
Number of pages4
JournalCurrent Anaesthesia and Critical Care
Volume17
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 14 2006

Keywords

  • Anaesthetic technique
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • High-frequency ventilation
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Premature infant
  • Retinopathy of prematurity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Psychology(all)

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