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Incidence and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity in England between 1990 and 2011: database study.

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AIMS: To study the incidence and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in England, 1990-2011. METHODS: English national Hospital Episode Statistics were analysed, for babies born in hospital and for inpatient admissions, to obtain annual rates of diagnosis of, and treatment for, babies with ROP. National data on low birthweight (LBW) babies, born <1500 g and therefore eligible for ROP screening, were used as denominators in calculating rates of ROP per 1000 babies at risk. RESULTS:...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
British journal of ophthalmology
Publication date:
2014-11-01
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EISSN:
1468-2079
ISSN:
0007-1161
Source identifiers:
491742
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:491742
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uuid:6c835767-94c1-4a86-9f38-cf0cd32d8df6
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pubs:491742
Deposit date:
2014-12-15

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