The Siberian Scientific Medical Journal
№ 3 / 2014 / 98-103

Treatment of active stages of retinopathy of prematurity using technology of pattern retinal photocoagulation

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Purpose. To develop a differentiated approach to laser treatment for active stages of retinopathy of prematurity using pattern retinal photocoagulation and evaluate its effectiveness. Material and methods. The study was conducted at 1158 eyes of 613 premature infants (gestation age – 25–31 weeks, birth weight – 670–1630 g). In the main group pattern retinal photocoagulation (Pascal) was performed, in the control – in single pulse regime. Results and discussion. Pattern photocoagulation advantages as compared with standard are the significant reduction in the duration of the intervention (not less than 2 times) and high dosage of impact.

Key words

differentiated approach, aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity, pattern retinal photocoagulation, retinopathy of prematurity
About Authors (Correspondence):

Tereshchenko A.V. – candidate of medical sciences, director of the branch, e-mail:

Belyiy Yu.A. – doctor of medical sciences, professor, deputy director on scientific work, е-mail:

Volodin P.L. – doctor of medical sciences, head of department, e-mail:

Trifanenkova I.G. – candidate of medical sciences, head of department, е-mail:

Sidorova Yu.A. – head of department, е-mail:

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Received: 10/02/2015