Risk factors associated with necrotising enterocolitis in very low birth weight infants in Malaysian neonatal intensive care units.

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INTRODUCTION This study aimed to identify the risk factors associated with necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) in very low birth weight (VLBW; weight < 1,501 g) infants in Malaysian neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). METHODS This was a retrospective study based on data collected in a standardised format for all VLBW infants born in 2007 (n = 3,601) and… (More)

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