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Incidence of retinopathy of prematurity in New Zealand.
  1. B A Darlow
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand.

    Abstract

    The incidence of retinopathy of prematurity has been prospectively assessed in very low birthweight infants born in one year in New Zealand. A total of 26 (11%) surviving infants with birth weight 1000-1499 g had acute retinopathy. Forty one (49%) surviving infants with birth weight 500-999 g had acute retinopathy and of these six (7%) became bilaterally totally blind.

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