Acute lung injury correlates with retinal vascular injury in an in vivo model of retinopathy of prematurity
Learning Areas:Basic medical science applied in public health
Chronic disease management and prevention
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health biology
Identify public health impact of Chronic Lung Disease (CLD) and Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) to children worldwide Explain the etiology, Pathophysiology, and Risk Factors for Chronic Lung Disease and ROP in premature infants Describe methods for in vivo imaging using fluorescein angiography and ex vivo histology studies on the lung and retina following oxygen exposure Evaluate the in vivo retinal imaging findings Differentiate various histological findings in lung and retina on hematoxylin-eosin sections on postnatal day 17 to 19. Assess the correlation between RDS and CLD Identify the impact of such correlation in future therapeutic studies on ROP and CLD.
Keyword(s): Children, Vision Care
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Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a licensed pediatrician currently completing a research fellowship in Neonatal-perinatal medicine at Univ of Illinois, Chicago. I obtained a doctor of optometry degree prior to medical school, hence my passionate interest in vision care research. This is my original basic science research study. I personally performed all tasks in this paper including designing orginal research, breeding of mice and oxygen exposure, optical imaging, surgical procedures, histological studies,and data analysis.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.