What is the treatment for Bell stage IIIA 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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Treatment involves NPO for 14 days, fluid resuscitation, inotropic support, and ventilator support. Surgical consultation should be obtained. TPN should be provided during the period of NPO.

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