1M.D. Zekai Tahir Burak Women’s Health Education and Research Hospital, Eye Clinic, Ankara/TURKEY 2M.D. Zekai Tahir Burak Women’s Health Education and Research Hospital, Neonatal Clinic, Ankara/TURKEY
It was declared that platelets had a role on the prevention of VEGF related neovascularization and thrombocytopenia had related with the
increased risk of severe retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).1 Data from 4 eyes of 2 premature infants with Type 1 ROP were presented in this
article. The platelet volume of the infants were found low in the preoperative examinations and spontaneous recovery of ROP was seen after
the regulation of thrombocytopenia.
Retinopathy of prematurity, thrombocytopenia