Neonatal Gastoinestinal Perforations

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02/4/2014 1:44 PM

Neonatal Gastoinestinal Perforations

Hasan K. Gatea FICMS Paed.
Raghad J. Abulhab FICMS Paed.


Background: Gastrointestinal tract (GIT) perforation in neonates is a serious problem for paediatric surgeons especially extremely low birth weight which continue to have a high mortality rate. Methods: A prospective study for 36 neonate were seen and operated upon in Al- Kadhymia Hospital for Children and Al- Mustansiria Hospital during the period 2006 – 2010. Results: There were 36 neonate proved to have GIT perforation (21(58.3%) male and 15 (41.7%) female. Their birth weight ranged from 1500 – 3600 grams with average age at presentation was 4 days.

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