What is the treatment for Bell stage IIIA (advanced) necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)?

Updated: Dec 27, 2017
  • Author: Shelley C Springer, JD, MD, MSc, MBA, FAAP; Chief Editor: Muhammad Aslam, MD  more...
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Answer

NPO for 14 days

Fluid resuscitation

Inotropic support

Ventilator support

Obtain surgical consultation

Provide TPN during the period of NPO

Surgical intervention


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