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Retinopathy of Prematurity

"Retinopathy of Prematurity" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A bilateral retinopathy occurring in premature infants treated with excessively high concentrations of oxygen, characterized by vascular dilatation, proliferation, and tortuosity, edema, and retinal detachment, with ultimate conversion of the retina into a fibrous mass that can be seen as a dense retrolental membrane. Usually growth of the eye is arrested and may result in microophthalmia, and blindness may occur. (Dorland, 27th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Retinopathy of Prematurity" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Retinopathy of Prematurity" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 217 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 24 publications in 2016
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