Intervention Protocol

Laser photocoagulation versus transscleral cryotherapy for threshold retinopathy of prematurity

  1. Leonora Hendson1,*,
  2. Dale Phelps2,
  3. Chad Andersen3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Neonatal Group

Published Online: 22 JUL 2002

Assessed as up-to-date: 27 MAY 2002

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003847


How to Cite

Hendson L, Phelps D, Andersen C. Laser photocoagulation versus transscleral cryotherapy for threshold retinopathy of prematurity (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2002, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD003847. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003847.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Alberta, Pediatrics/Neonatology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

  2. 2

    University of Rochester, Pediatrics and Ophthalmology, New York, 14642, USA

  3. 3

    Children's Youth and Women's Health Service, Department of Perinatal Medicine, North Adelaide, SA, Australia

*Leonora Hendson, Pediatrics/Neonatology, University of Alberta, Royal Alexandra Hospital, DTC Room 5020, 10240 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5H 3V9, Canada. lhendson@ualberta.ca.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 22 JUL 2002

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Abstract

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  2. Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

Among infants with threshold retinopathy of prematurity, does treatment with laser photocoagulation, as compared to transscleral cyrotherapy, result in lower rates of visual impairment or initial morbidity?