Ultrasound-guided hydrostatic enema for meconium obstruction in extremely low birth weight infants: a preliminary report

Ultrasound-guided hydrostatic enema for meconium obstruction in extremely low birth weight... Meconium obstruction (MO) in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants is a challenging disease to treat. We performed ultrasound-guided hydrostatic enema on six ELBW infants diagnosed with MO. We consider this procedure to be safe and effective, and recommend it as a treatment for MO in ELBW infants. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Pediatric Surgery International Springer Journals

Ultrasound-guided hydrostatic enema for meconium obstruction in extremely low birth weight infants: a preliminary report

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Pediatrics; Surgery; Pediatric Surgery
ISSN
0179-0358
eISSN
1437-9813
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00383-017-4129-9
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Abstract

Meconium obstruction (MO) in extremely low birth weight (ELBW) infants is a challenging disease to treat. We performed ultrasound-guided hydrostatic enema on six ELBW infants diagnosed with MO. We consider this procedure to be safe and effective, and recommend it as a treatment for MO in ELBW infants.

Journal

Pediatric Surgery InternationalSpringer Journals

Published: Jul 25, 2017

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