Intestinal atresias: factors affecting clinical outcomes.

  title={Intestinal atresias: factors affecting clinical outcomes.},
  author={Hannah Piper and Julia M Alesbury and Stephen D. Waterford and David Zurakowski and Tom Jaksic},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  volume={43 7},
BACKGROUND Despite improvements in care, intestinal atresias are associated with prolonged hospitalization and occasionally mortality. Although each type of atresia is distinct, it is unclear which factors impact clinical course. This study seeks to identify predictors of untoward outcome. METHODS Neonates with duodenal, jejunal/ileal, and colonic atresia, treated at 1 institution from 1982 to 2005 were reviewed. Data were evaluated using nonparametric analysis of variance and logistic… CONTINUE READING
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