Risk factors and severity indices in necrotizing enterocolitis.

@article{Schober1994RiskFA,
  title={Risk factors and severity indices in necrotizing enterocolitis.},
  author={Peter H. Schober and Javad S. Nassiri},
  journal={Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992). Supplement},
  year={1994},
  volume={396},
  pages={49-52}
}
In retrospective analysis we set up a chart review of 61 consecutively newborn infants with proven diagnosis of necrotizing enterocolitis. The 26 female and 35 male infants were admitted to the intensive care unit of the Department of Pediatric Surgery from 1985 to 1991. Birth weights varied from 790 to 4680 g (mean value 2408 +/- 853), gestational ages from 27 to 43 weeks (mean value 36 +/- 4.0); 33 patients received conservative treatment and 28 patients were operated on. An analysis of… CONTINUE READING

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