Transfusion-associated necrotising enterocolitis in neonates.


OBJECTIVE To evaluate the association between blood transfusion in previous 2 days and necrotising enterocolitis (NEC) in infants admitted to neonatal intensive care units in Canada. PATIENTS AND METHODS Using the Canadian Neonatal Network database of admissions to neonatal intensive care units from 2003 to 2008, cases with NEC were matched with controls… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/fetalneonatal-2011-301282


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