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This illustrated symposium presents investigations of the toxicity of oxygen and the causes of retrolental fibroplasia. It seems certain that retrolental fibroplasia is produced in premature babies chiefly by administration of too much oxygen for too long. Other suspected contributing causes are discussed.
GRANGE S. COFFIN, M.D.
Retrolental Fibroplasia Role of Oxygen: Report of the Sixteenth M & R Pediatric Research Conference.. Ann Intern Med. 1958;48:441. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-48-2-441_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;48(2):441.
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