The role of serial measurements of serum insulin-like growth factor 1 levels in the development of retinopathy of prematurity


Dorum B. A. , Yilmaz C. C. , Koksal N., ÖZKAN H., YILDIZ M., ÖZMEN A. T.

TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS, vol.52, no.1, pp.10-14, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 52 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkpediatriars.2017.4348
  • Journal Name: TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.10-14
  • Keywords: Insulin-like growth factor 1, prematurity, retinopathy of prematurity, GESTATIONAL-AGE, BIRTH-WEIGHT, FACTOR-I, GAIN

Abstract

Aim: To determine the role of serum insulin-like growth factor-1 levels in the development of retinopathy of prematurity, which is a major cause of childhood blindness worldwide.