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Br J Ophthalmol. 1980 February; 64(2): 98–101.
PMCID: PMC1039357

Buckling procedures for retinal detachment caused by retrolental fibroplasia in premature babies.


Three premature babies with advanced stages of retrolental fibroplasia underwent retinal surgery by buckling procedures, with satisfactory results. The indications and surgical technical problems are discussed.

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