Pediatric surgery

Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Necrotizing Enterocolitis Necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) is the most common gastrointestinal (GI) medical/surgical emergency occurring in newborn. An acute inflammatory disease with a multifactorial and controversial etiology, the condition is characterized by variable damage to the intestinal tract ranging from mucosal injury to full-thickness necrosis and perforation. Necrotizing enterocolitis represents a […]