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.
- Surgical disease
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology