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Where should we operate on the preterm neonate?

Moderator: Sulpicio G. Soriano

Authors

  • Ian A. Jenkins,

    Corresponding author
    1. Departments of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, Bristol, UK
    • Correspondence

      Dr Ian A. Jenkins, Consultant, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Royal Hospital for Children, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol BS2 8BJ, UK

      Email: ian.jenkins@UHBristol.nhs.uk

      and

      Dr Lauren R. Kelly Ugarte, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA, 02115, USA

      Email: lauren.kellyugarte@childrens.harvard.edu

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  • Lauren R. Kelly Ugarte,

    Corresponding author
    1. Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    • Correspondence

      Dr Ian A. Jenkins, Consultant, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Royal Hospital for Children, Upper Maudlin Street, Bristol BS2 8BJ, UK

      Email: ian.jenkins@UHBristol.nhs.uk

      and

      Dr Lauren R. Kelly Ugarte, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, 300 Longwood Ave., Boston, MA, 02115, USA

      Email: lauren.kellyugarte@childrens.harvard.edu

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  • Thomas J. Mancuso

    1. Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
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Summary

The ideal venue for neonatal surgical procedures has been the subject of a contentious debate between the leading pediatric hospitals throughout the world. Bias toward the location of neonatal surgery tends to be based on institutional practices. The following opposing viewpoints from two leading pediatric institutions in the United Kingdom and the United States highlight the relevant issues.

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