Necrotizing enterocolitis is a life-threatening condition primarily seen in low-birthweight premature infants. The condition has a complex clinical and pathologic presentation and multifactoral etiology. Early recognition and prompt medical therapy has decreased morbidity and mortality. Surgical intervention is presented for specific indications with similar results.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Problems in General Surgery|
|State||Published - Mar 1 1999|
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