Near infrared spectroscopy in newborns with surgical disease

Paolo Giliberti, Vito Mondì, Andrea Conforti, Mary Haywood Lombardi, Stefania Sgrò, Patrizia Bozza, Sergio Picardo, Andrea Dotta, Pietro Bagolan

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NIRS has been used as a key device with the aim to evaluate the impact of surgery and anesthesia on cerebral and splanchnic oxygenation in neonatal population. The main applications has been in cardiac surgery, congenital diaphragmatic hernia and esophageal atresia. In this report we summarized the results published on the application of NIRS in neonatal surgery with particular respect to cerebral and splanchnic oxygenation, presenting also some future prospective.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)56-58
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2011


  • Newborn
  • NIRS
  • Surgical disease

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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