Associated Malformations and Mortality in Newborns with Congenital Small Intestine Obstruction


small intestine obstruction
associated malformations
newborn children

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Slepov, O., Migur, M., & Soroka, V. (2016). Associated Malformations and Mortality in Newborns with Congenital Small Intestine Obstruction. Galician Medical Journal, 23(3).


Congenital intestinal obstruction (CIO) is one of the most common abnormalities in infants. The frequency and nature of defects associated with CIO are discussed in the literature. Mortality among these children remains high despite modern advances in pediatric surgery. Scientists continue discussion about the factors that may affect mortality. We investigated the frequency, nature and impact of associated congenital malformations on mortality in children with CIO.


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