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What does NEC stand for?

NEC stands for Necrotizing Enterocolitis

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They then address nutritional requirements and strategies and clinical conditions like necrotizing enterocolitis, special nutrition of the surgical neonate, short bowel syndrome, neonatal cholestasis, systemic inflammation and developmental delays, adult consequences of neonatal and fetal nutrition, and technologies for the evaluation of enteral feeding readiness in premature infants.
This work collects recent international research on heart disease in children, covering conditions including necrotizing enterocolitis, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome, and fetal arrhythmias.
A "composite morbidity" end point was defined as the presence of one or more of these complications: bronchopulmonary dysplasia, respiratory distress syndrome, use of surfactant, necrotizing enterocolitis, retinopathy of prematurity, intraventricular hemorrhage, disseminated intravascular coagulation, and culture-proven sepsis.
The issue focuses on two key areas: the newly designated genus Cronobacter, an organism that has come to prominence due to its association with severe neonatal infections, necrotizing enterocolitis, septicaemia and potentially fatal meningitis, and Mycobacterium bovis, the causative bacterium of bovine tuberculosis.