Necrotising Enterocolitis: Newer Insights 90-103
Dr Garg Pankaj,
B-342, Sarita Vihar
New Delhi – 110076 India
Phone: 91 11 40540110
Necrotising enterocolitis is the most common gastrointestinal emergency of the neonates with high mortality and morbidity. Despite 3 decades of extensive research and animal studies etio-pathogenesis, early diagnosis, preventive strategies and management options remain controversial. The present article reviews the literature for recent advances and newer insights for changing epidemiological trends, pathogenesis, role of inflammatory cytokines and various preventive and management strategies.