Maternal preeclampsia is associated with increased risk of necrotizing enterocolitis in preterm infants.


BACKGROUND Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is an important cause of mortality and morbidity in preterm infants. AIMS To evaluate the effect of maternal preeclampsia on the development and severity of NEC in premature infants. STUDY DESIGN Prospective observational study in a tertiary neonatal intensive care unit. SUBJECTS The preterm infants of ≤ 37… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2012.07.004


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