necrotizing enterocolitis


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an acute inflammatory disease occurring in the intestines of premature infants

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A review study conducted on 400 preterm babies with a gestational age [less than or equal to] 30 weeks observed a lower prevalence of necrotizing enterocolitis and retinopathy of prematurity, with no significant differences in weight gain in infants fed maternal milk compared to infants receiving a formula (21).
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Sylvester, "The surgical management of necrotizing enterocolitis," Clinics in Perinatology, vol.
Caplan, "Paediatrics: Are human milk oligosaccharides the magic bullet for necrotizing enterocolitis?" Nature Reviews Gastroenterology & Hepatology, vol.
Frequency and outcome of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm neonates.
Biomarkers for prediction and diagnosis of necrotizing enterocolitis. Clin Perinatol 2013; 40(1):149159.
Patient 3 had sepsis and necrotizing enterocolitis 9 days after birth.
Talavera of the department of pediatrics at Ohio State University, Columbus, and her associates assessed the effects of a multipronged intervention on the rate of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) among VLBW infants admitted to the intensive care nurseries of Nationwide Children's Hospital between January 2010 and December 2013.
In infants, Cronobacter sakazakii can cause bacteraemia, meningitis and necrotizing enterocolitis. Some neonatal C.
There is also an increase in infant hemoglobin and hematocrit levels, which in turn decreases the need for blood transfusions Infants who receive DCC also had a lower risk for necrotizing enterocolitis and intraventricular hemorrhage.
They are almost positive you have an infection called NEC (necrotizing enterocolitis) and basically you might need a wee operation.
In November 2013 the board of BioGaia had decided to invest up to SEK42m in a first phase of a long-term project aimed at developing a drug with very high requirements on hygiene, analysis and documentation, to prevent the fatal disease necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) that affects premature infants.
The infant, born at 29 weeks' gestation and weighing 1,400 grams (about 3 pounds), had developed signs and symptoms initially consistent with necrotizing enterocolitis approximately 1 week after birth.
Grikscheit, a principal investigator and a pediatric surgeon at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, aims to help her most vulnerable young patients, including babies who are bom prematurely and develop a devastating disease called necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), where life-threatening intestinal damage requires removal of large portions of the small intestine.
Put onto special breathing apparatus, he made it through his first few days only to contract necrotizing enterocolitis, or dying tissue in his bowel.
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