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Strategy for the decrease of ROP.

  • Retinopathy of prematurity has historically been related to fluctation in Oxygen saturation.
  • According to estimates worldwide, blindness derived from ROP is 2.5 times higher in Latin America than in high-income countries; reason why the actions for avoid blindness caused by this disease, should focus on the prevention; from an early diagnosis, timely treatment and having a follow-up program.
  • The progression of the disease depends on the following: Weight, Non-referential handling of oxygen supplementary and Degree of maturity.
  • Ophthalmological examination should be performed in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), by a trained retinologist or ophthalmologist and certified.
ROP México
CDMX 2017