Transfusion associated necrotizing enterocolitis: a meta-analysis of observational data.

@article{Mohamed2012TransfusionAN,
  title={Transfusion associated necrotizing enterocolitis: a meta-analysis of observational data.},
  author={Adel Attia Mohamed and Parkesh S Shah},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2012},
  volume={129 3},
  pages={529-40}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Several studies have reported the possibility of an association between recent exposure to transfusion and development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). Our objective was to systematically review and meta-analyze the association between transfusion and NEC (TANEC), identify predictors of TANEC, and the assess impact of TANEC on outcomes. METHODS Medline, Embase, CINAHL, and bibliographies of identified articles were searched for studies assessing association with… CONTINUE READING