Morbidity after surgical treatment of isolated intestinal perforation and necrotizing enterocolitis is similar in preterm infants weighing less than 1500 g

  • Koivusalo A
  • Pakarinen M
  • Rintala R
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Abstract

Introduction: Isolated intestinal perforation (IIP) and necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) seem to be separate diseases, though their surgical treatment is similar. We compared the morbidity after surgery for IIP and NEC in preterm infants (birth weight

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  • Isolated intestinal perforation
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Preterm infants

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