APROP | definition of APROP by Medical dictionary
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APROP Abbreviation for:
Action for the Proper Regulation of Private Hospitals (Medspeak-UK)
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Six eyes (3.1%) were referred to another center for vitreoretinal surgery due to retinal detachment (group 2; 2 eyes with new detachment following APROP, 3 eyes with stage 4a disease detachment not resolved by laser therapy).
APROP has poor prognosis and is more difficult to treat than classic ROP.
Laser therapy in APROP cases were found to be complicated by poor view of the fundus, because of persistent tunica vasculosa lentis, persistent foetal vasculature and anterior segment neovascularisation with non-dilating pupil.
Error Deviation Mean GA APROP 4 28.6429 1.56709 0.78355 ROP 59 28.7070 2.22462 0.28962 Group Statistics BW APROP 4 1012.5000 218.38422 109.19211 ROP 59 1040.5085 320.02922 41.66426 Laser Wk.
A higher proportion of APROP cases have been reported in Indian studies.
The low incidence of severe APROP may be attributed to improved neonatal care and regular monitoring of the cases.
The study excluded Zone I and aggressive posterior ROP (APROP