Tag: retinopathy

Intensive glycemic control has been shown to reduce the risk of retinopathy and nephropathy in the setting of type 1 diabetes. While prior studies have established that an elevated hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) is an independent risk factor for diabetic complications, few studies have followed patients from the time of...
Planned early delivery or expectant management for late preterm pre-eclampsia (PHOENIX): a randomised controlled trial Preeclampsia is associated with increased morbidity and mortality for both mother and infant. In addition to maternal and fetal assessment, timely delivery after 37 weeks’ gestation is recommended to minimize maternal and perinatal morbidity. In...

Patient Basics: Retinopathy

Originally published by Harvard Health. What Is It? Retinopathy means that disease has damaged the retina. The retina is the part inside the eye that senses light. Different diseases can cause retinopathy. There can be partial or complete loss of vision. Retinopathy can develop slowly or suddenly, can get better on its...
Image: CC/Wiki  1. Retinopathy of prematurity was significantly associated with the presence of one or more nonvisual impairments at 5 years of age, including motor, cognitive, and/or auditory impairments.  Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average)  Study Rundown: Retinopathy of prematurity describes the aberrant ocular vascularization that may develop in these individuals. Severe complications...
Image: PD/CDC 1. Extremely preterm infants assigned to a lower target oxygenation range of 85% to 89%, compared to 91% to 95%, showed no increased death or disability at 18 months.  2. Extremely premature infants in the lower target oxygenation cohort also did not have increased retinopathy of prematurity or brain...