Neonatal MIS; influence on operative & postoperative care
Introduction: With the increased application of MIS, started the worries about the operative & postoperative consequences in NICU with expected fears about increased operative & postoperative stresses.
Materials & Methods: Neonates operated upon by MIS over 1 year time has been compared to those with conventional surgery.
Results: MIS requires skills and experience. Relatively longer operative time with MIS compared to open surgery, yet with successful technique has less stress during anesthesia and postoperative convalescence in NICU.
Conclusion: Despite the initial concerns about increased surgical stress, it seems that MIS has more controllable operative and postoperative influences.