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W. S. Tasman; Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) in Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP). Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2007;48(13):3203.
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To report macular changes in ROP
Eleven patients (16 eyes)
Eleven patients with documented prematurity were contacted and were imaged with OCT
Findings included absence of a foveal pit, retinal thickening and anterior displacement of the outer retinal layers
OCT may demonstrate abnormal macular changes even when vision appears to be unaffected.OCT in ROP (Title)Previous Studies (Stage 4A)•Joshi, Trese & CaponeOphthalmology 2006•PatelAJO 2006Present Study•11 patients, 16 eyes•Age range 7-57 yrs-- Average 35 yrs-- Median 27 yearsMacular Changes•Absence of foveal pit•Retinal thickening•Displacement of outer retinal layers anteriorlyConclusions•Absence of foveal pit•Retinal thickening•Displacement of outer retinal layers anteriorlySelected ophthalmologic occurrences from the 1940’s to the present
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