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January 27, 2023


J Pediatr Surg


http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/36585304?dopt=Abstract

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

Authors

Montalva L, Incerti F, Qoshe L, Haffreingue A, Marsac L, Frérot A, Peycelon M, Biran V, Bonnard A
J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Nov 23.
PMID: 36585304.

Abstract

In 2015, a protocol including early laparoscopy-assisted surgery in the treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) 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.