Necrotizing enterocolitis in term neonates: data from a multihospital health-care system

@article{Lambert2007NecrotizingEI,
  title={Necrotizing enterocolitis in term neonates: data from a multihospital health-care system},
  author={Diane K. Lambert and Robert D. M.D Christensen and Brent E. Henry and Gail E. Besner and Vickie L. Baer and Susan E. Wiedmeier and Ronald A. Stoddard and Cheryl Ann Miner and J. Thomas Burnett},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2007},
  volume={27},
  pages={437-443}
}
Objective:In the past 5½ years, 30 term or near-term neonates in the Intermountain Healthcare system developed necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) Bell's stage ⩾II. We sought to identify possible explanations for why these patients developed NEC, by comparing them with 5847 others that did not develop NEC, from the same hospitals and of the same gestational ages, cared for during the same 5½-year period.Study design:Data were collected from neonates admitted to any of the Intermountain Healthcare… CONTINUE READING
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