Bedside surgery in the newborn infants: Survey of the Italian society of pediatric surgery

Marcello Cimador, Valerio Gentilino, Alessandro Inserra, Carmelo Romeo, Sebastiano Cacciaguerra, Ascanio Martino, Mario Messina, Alfonso Papparella, Luigi Avolio, Francesco Licciardi, Maurizio Cheli, Vito Briganti, Piergiorgio Gamba, Giuseppe Piazza, Guglielmo Paradies, Ennio Clemente, Mariagrazia Aceti, Pierluca Ceccarelli, Paola Midrio, Mario MilazzoMaria Nobili, Enrico Ciardini, Fabio Chiarenza, Fabio Rossi, Pierluigi Lelli Chiesa, Pierluigi Lelli Chiesa, Luigi Dall' Oglio, Alessio Pini Prato, Mario Andermarcher, Giovanna Riccipetitoni, Bruno Noccioli, Francesco S. Camoglio, Ugo De Luca, Denis A. Cozzi, Carmine Del Rossi, Valeria Calcaterra, Alessandro Settimi, Gloria Pelizzo, Diego Falchetti, Pietro Bagolan, Silvana Federici, Francesco Morini, Jurgen Schleef, Fabio Bartoli, Domenico Salerno, Daniele Alberti, Girolamo Mattioli, Ciro Esposito, Mario Lima, Ernesto Leva

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Abstract

Introduction: This is the report of the first official survey from the Italian Society of Pediatric Surgery (ISPS) to appraise the distribution and organization of bedside surgery in the neonatal intensive care units (NICU) in Italy. Methods: A questionnaire requesting general data, staff data and workload data of the centers was developed and sent by means of an online cloud-based software instrument to all Italian pediatric surgery Units. Results: The survey was answered by 34 (65%) out of 52 centers. NICU bedside surgery is reported in 81.8% of the pediatric surgery centers. A lower prevalence of bedside surgical practice in the NICU was reported for Southern Italy and the islands than for Northern Italy and Central Italy (Southern
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)134-
Number of pages8
JournalTHE ITALIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS
Volume46
Publication statusPublished - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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