Necrotizing enterocolitis: etiology, presentation, management, and outcomes.


Journal Article (Review)

Necrotizing enterocolitis is one of the most common gastrointestinal disease processes affecting infants in the neonatal intensive care unit. Its morbidity and mortality are substantial. This devastating and challenging process results in immediate and long-term morbidities for the affected infant and frustrates the clinician who struggles to prevent the process, recognize it when it does develop, and provide management techniques to enhance the outcome.

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Cited Authors

  • Bradshaw, WT

Published Date

  • January 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 87 - 94

PubMed ID

  • 19209065

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19209065

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1550-5073

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0893-2190

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/jpn.0b013e318196fefb


  • eng