TITLE

No direct correlation with adverse events found for bevacizumab treatment of ROP

PUB. DATE
August 2015
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;8/10/2015, Vol. 33 Issue 15, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research which showed no adverse effects on the use of intravitreal bevacizumab in treating preterm infants of retinopathy of prematurity.
ACCESSION #
108764540

 

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