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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2018, Article ID 7456857, 8 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/7456857
Review Article

The Neurodevelopmental Perspective of Surgical Necrotizing Enterocolitis: The Role of the Gut-Brain Axis

1Department of Pediatrics, Flushing Hospital Medical Center, SUNY-Stonybrook School of Medicine, Flushing, NY, USA
2Division of Neonatology and Center for Research in Neuroscience, Children’s National Medical Center, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
3Department of Emergency Medicine, Children’s National Medical Center, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, USA
4Division of Pediatric Surgery, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
5St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Panagiotis Kratimenos; gro.lanoitansnerdlihc@sonemitark.sitoiganap

Received 3 September 2017; Revised 22 January 2018; Accepted 5 February 2018; Published 11 March 2018

Academic Editor: Mirella Giovarelli

Copyright © 2018 Chariton Moschopoulos et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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