• Early laparoscopic-assisted surgery is associated with decreased post-operative inflammation and intestinal strictures in infants with necrotizing enterocolitis

    4 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    In 2015, a protocol including early laparoscopy-assisted surgery in the treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis was implemented at our institution. Carbon dioxide insufflation during laparoscopy may have an anti-inflammatory effect. We aimed to compare post-operative outcome after early laparoscopy-assisted surgery and classical laparotomy for NEC.
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