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The Determinative Role of Cytokines in Retinopathy of Prematurity

[ Vol. 23 , Issue. 1 ]


Seyed Ahmad Rasoulinejad* and Pegah Kiyamehr   Pages 36 - 43 ( 8 )


Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a neonatal disease corresponding to vision impairment and blindness. Utilizing the pathogenesis of ROP and the risk factors affecting its progression can help prevent and reduce its incidence and lead to the emergence and development of new treatment strategies. Factors influencing retinopathy include growth and inflammatory factors that play an essential role in the pathogenesis of the ROP. This review summarizes the most critical factors in the pathogenesis of ROP.


Retinopathy of prematurity, VEGF, IGF-1, inflammation, angiogenesis, pathogenesis.


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