Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access

Clinical Pediatrics: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2572-0775

+44 1223 790975

Amr I.M. Hawal

Amina Hospital, UAE

  • Value Added Abstract   
    Necrotizing Enterocolitis in a preterm infant newborn & role of feeding: An Update! (A Clinical Case Report Presentation)
    Author(s): Amr I.M. Hawal* and El-Atawy Khaled

    Statement of the Problem: It’s a clinical case presentation of a male Preterm infant Newborn (+31 weeks) that was delivered in our hospital & transferred to our NICU because of Prematurity, VLBW & need to respiratory support. Baby shortly undergo Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) on 5th day of life shortly after start of expressed milk feeding! which was early detected by use of Near Infrared Abdominal spectroscopy (NIRS). Baby was deteriorated clinically in a couple of hours & undergo intestinal perforation with peritonitis, up to full feedings with use of Human Fortified Milk (HMF), probiotics & prebiotics. Findings: The Study stated the evidence-based Feeding Strategies guidelines for necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) among very low birth weight infants & Role of trophic feedings, .. View More»

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