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APROPAggressive Posterior Retinopathy of Prematurity (ophthalmology)
APROPAction for the Proper Regulation of Private Hospitals (est. 1998; UK)
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Laser therapy was applied in 129 eyes (66.2%) at the high-risk prethreshold disease stage as per the ETROP study, 30 eyes (15.4%) with threshold disease as per the CRYO-ROP study, and in 36 eyes (18.4%) with APROP. We observed that there were differences in treatment indications and that in some patients, treatment delay was a result of delayed referral to our clinic from other medical centers.
All babies including APROP improved after treatment and vascularisation extended up to the periphery.
A myriad of trials have sought to parse out the associated exacerbating and remitting factors to allow improved success with treatment, especially with aggressive posterior ROP (APROP) where functional and anatomic success is low [9-11].
Treated ROP cases were classified as Classical ROP (Type 1 ROP) and Aggressive Posterior ROP (APROP) according to revised classification of ROP (ICROP Re-visited, 2005).