Neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis: The long-term perspective

Patel, Jateen C.; Tepas III, J.J.; Huffman, Susie D.; Evans, Jonathan S.
June 1998
American Surgeon;Jun1998, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p575
Academic Journal
Determines the long-term survival and quality of life of patients with neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis (NNEC), using data compiled from ten years of experience with the disease. Demographics; Comorbidity; Acute clinical disease; Complications; Operative care; Survivors.


Related Articles

  • Laparoscopy as an adjunct to peritoneal drainage in perforated necrotizing enterocolitis. Clark, Claire; Mackinlay, Gordon A. // Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques;Aug2006, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p411 

    Intestinal perforation in very low birth weight infants with necrotizing enterocolitis has a high morbidity and mortality. We report the use of laparoscopy on day 30 of life in the treatment of a very low birth weight infant (900 g) with perforated necrotizing enterocolitis. The question of...

  • Outcome of very premature infants with necrotising enterocolitis cared for in centres with or without on site surgical facilities. Loh, M.; Osborn, D. A.; Lui, K. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;Sep2001, Vol. 85 Issue 2, pF114 

    Objective -- To determine if the presence of a neonatal surgical facility on site has any effect on mortality and morbidity of very premature infants with necrotising enterocolitis (NEC). Design and Setting -- Retrospective review of infants of less than 29 weeks gestation cared for in the seven...

  • Systematic review of transpyloric versus gastric tube feeding for preterm infants. McGuire, W.; McEwan, P. // Archives of Disease in Childhood -- Fetal & Neonatal Edition;May2004, Vol. 89 Issue 3, pF245 

    Aim: To determine if enteral tube feeding by the transpyloric versus the gastric route improves feeding tolerance, and growth and development, without increasing adverse events, in preterm infants. Methods: Systematic review of randomised controlled trials. A search was mode of the Cochrane...

  • A Data-Driven Algorithm Integrating Clinical and Laboratory Features for the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Ji, Jun; Ling, Xuefeng B.; Zhao, Yingzhen; Hu, Zhongkai; Zheng, Xiaolin; Xu, Zhening; Wen, Qiaojun; Kastenberg, Zachary J.; Li, Ping; Abdullah, Fizan; Brandt, Mary L.; Ehrenkranz, Richard A.; Harris, Mary Catherine; Lee, Timothy C.; Simpson, B. Joyce; Bowers, Corinna; Moss, R. Lawrence; Sylvester, Karl G. // PLoS ONE;Feb2014, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p1 

    Background: Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a major source of neonatal morbidity and mortality. Since there is no specific diagnostic test or risk of progression model available for NEC, the diagnosis and outcome prediction of NEC is made on clinical grounds. The objective in this study was...

  • Bovine Colostrum in Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis and Sepsis in Very Low Birth Weight Neonates: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Pilot Trial. Balachandran, Binesh; Dutta, Sourabh; Singh, Ramandeep; Prasad, Rajendra; Kumar, Praveen // Journal of Tropical Pediatrics;Feb2017, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p10 

    Objective: To study the efficacy of bovine colostrum in prevention of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) and sepsis in very low birth weight (VLBW) infants.Study Design: Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot trial.Participants: Neonates with birth...

  • Enterobacter sakazakii Enhances Epithelial Cell Injury by Inducing Apoptosis in a Rat Model of Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Hunter, Catherine J.; Singamsetty, Vijay K.; Chokshi, Nikunj K.; Boyle, Patricia; Camerini, Victoria; Grishin, Anatoly V.; Upperman, Jeffrey S.; Ford, Henri R.; Prasadarao, Nemani V. // Journal of Infectious Diseases;8/15/2008, Vol. 198 Issue 4, p586 

    Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is an inflammatory intestinal disorder that affects 2%-5% of all premature infants. Enterobacter sakazakii, a common contaminant of milk-based powdered infant formula, has been implicated as a causative agent of sepsis, meningitis, and NEC in newborn infants, with...

  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) and the Risk of Intestinal Stricture: The Value of C-Reactive Protein. Gaudin, Aurélie; Farnoux, Caroline; Bonnard, Arnaud; Alison, Marianne; Maury, Laure; Biran, Valérie; Baud, Olivier // PLoS ONE;Oct2013, Vol. 8 Issue 10, p1 

    Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a severe complication frequently seen during the neonatal period associated with high mortality rate and severe and prolonged morbidity including Post-NEC intestinal stricture. The aim of this study is to define the incidence and risk factors of these post-NEC...

  • THE PROTEIN C ACTIVATION PATHWAY IN NECROTISING ENTEROCOLITIS.  // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Apr2003 Supplement, Vol. 88, pA20 

    Presents an abstract of the study 'The Protein C Activation Pathway in Necrotising Enterocolitis,' by P. Lister, S. Faus, R. Rivers, C. Esmon, M. Malone, M. Peters and N. Klein, presented at the 7th Spring Meeting of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.

  • Gelofusine—not even a suggestion of a link with NEC. Richmond, S. // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jan2009, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p76 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article about gelofusine and necrotising enterocolitis (NEC), by Drs. Khashu and Balasubramaniam in the June 2008 issue.

  • Probiotics and the Prevention of Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Braegger, Christian P. // Annals of Nutrition & Metabolism;Sep2010 Supplement, p14 

    No abstract available Copyright © 2010 S. Karger AG, Basel


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics