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Necrotizing enterocolitis

Risk Factors, Prevention and Treatment of Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis in 70 Newborn Infants

DOI: 
10.7727/WIMJ.2016.465
Synopsis: 
A retrospective analysis to identify the risk factors, prevention and treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis, in newborn infants. The study demonstrated that NEC is associated with premature, low birth weight infants who receive improper feeding and have a delay in meconium excretion.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine the risk factors in neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and provide options for the prevention and treatment of NEC.

Accepted: 
27 Sep, 2016
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e-Published: 26 Oct, 2016

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