Postoperative necrotizing enterocolitis following incarcerated inguinal hernia repair: Report of a case

Turkyilmaz Z., Sonmez K., Numanoglu V., Kale N., Basaklar A.

SURGERY TODAY, vol.31, no.6, pp.550-552, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s005950170121
  • Journal Name: SURGERY TODAY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.550-552
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


The postoperative development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) following major surgery in neonates has often been described. We report herein the case of an older infant in whom postoperative NEC developed following emergency repair of an incarcerated inguinal hernia.