Single-incision pediatric endosurgery-assisted ileocecectomy for resection of a NEC stricture

@article{Muensterer2011SingleincisionPE,
  title={Single-incision pediatric endosurgery-assisted ileocecectomy for resection of a NEC stricture},
  author={Oliver J Muensterer and Richard Keijzer},
  journal={Pediatric Surgery International},
  year={2011},
  volume={27},
  pages={1351-1353}
}
A single-incision pediatric endosurgery (SIPES) has not been typically used for operations in premature infants yet. We report a case of a 3-month-old 25-week premature infant who underwent SIPES-assisted ileocecal resection for a stricture after medically treated necrotizing enterocolitis. The patient recovered uneventfully, and was discharged on full feeds 15 postoperatively with virtually no appreciable scar. SIPES is a reasonable alternative for NEC stricture resection in premature infants… CONTINUE READING
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