necrotizing enterocolitis


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an acute inflammatory disease occurring in the intestines of premature infants

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Frequency and outcome of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm neonates.
Patient 3 had sepsis and necrotizing enterocolitis 9 days after birth.
While pneumothorax, necrotizing enterocolitis, periventricular leukomalacia was not observed in these patients, BPD was observed with a rate of 23%, intracranial hemorrhage was observed with a rate of 8%, patent ductus arteriosus was observed with a rate of 31% and retinopathy of prematurity was observed with a rate of 8%.
Effect of routine probiotic, lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938, use on rates of necrotizing enterocolitis in neonates with birthweigth < 1000 grams.
The relationship of neonatal alimentation practices to the occurrence of endemic necrotizing enterocolitis.
rium breve and Lactobacillus casei oral supplementation on necrotizing enterocolitis in very-low-birth-weight pretenn infants: a double-blind, randomized, controlled trial.
This thickening agent, which helps thicken breast milk and formula for premature babies who have difficulty swallowing, has caused necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in at least 15 infants born before 37 weeks gestation, including two that died.
Introduction: In the present study, it was aimed to evaluate the effects of the maternal and infantile factors and factors associated with the care of the infants in the development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC).
There is some evidence that probiotics prevent necrotizing enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants (birth weight between 1000 and 1500 grams), but more studies are needed, the report says.
These organoids can be used to study intestinal diseases such as necrotizing enterocolitis, inflammatory bowel diseases and short-gut syndromes and perhaps could be used to treat them someday, Wells's team said.
This work collects recent international research on heart disease in children, covering conditions including necrotizing enterocolitis, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, and fetal arrhythmias.
The issue focuses on two key areas: the newly designated genus Cronobacter, an organism that has come to prominence due to its association with severe neonatal infections, necrotizing enterocolitis, septicaemia and potentially fatal meningitis, and Mycobacterium bovis, the causative bacterium of bovine tuberculosis.
Enterobacter sakazakii is a pathogen that causes meningitis, sepsis and necrotizing enterocolitis.
Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is a common neonatal gastrointestinal disease that affects approximately 11% of premature neonates weighing less than 1500 g (Berseth 1990, Uauy et.