Necrotizing Enterocolitis – Top USMLE Diseases

Necrotizing Enterocolitis – Top USMLE Diseases

by Brian Alverson, MD, Kevin Pei, MD, Hetal Verma, MD

Necrotizing enterocolitis is a group of disorders associated with inflammation of the small intestine and colon. Necrotizing enterocolitis is responsible for high mortality in neonates. Patients present with vomiting, fever, bleeding, pain, distension and diarrhea.

In this course you will find interesting facts about necrotizing enterocolitis – so let's get started!

Course Details

  • Videos 4
  • Duration 0:21 h
  • Quiz questions 13
  • Concept Pages 3


Your Educators of course Necrotizing Enterocolitis – Top USMLE Diseases

 Brian Alverson, MD

Brian Alverson, MD

Dr. Brian Alverson is the Residency Director at Nemours Children's Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware and a Professor of Pediatrics at Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Until 2022, he has been a Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medical Science at Brown University, as well as the Director for the Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine at Hasbro Children's Hospital, Rhode Island, USA.

He obtained his MD at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in 1999 and is currently also the Director of Undergraduate Pediatric Education at the Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University.

Due to his achievements in pediatric education, he has won over 25 teaching awards at two Ivy League Medical Schools.

Within Lecturio, Dr. Alverson teaches courses on Pediatrics.

 Kevin Pei, MD

Kevin Pei, MD

Dr. Kevin Pei is the Associate Chief Academic Research Officer and the Program Director of the General Surgery Residency at Parkview Health, in Indiana, USA.
After his residency at George Washington University, he was the Assistant Professor of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine for several years and obtained an additional Master's Degree in Education from Yale University.
He is an experienced educator and has received various teaching awards. In 2018, the Association for Surgical Education granted him the prestigious Philip J. Wolfson Outstanding Educator Award.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Pei teaches courses on Surgery.

 Hetal Verma, MD

Hetal Verma, MD

Dr. Hetal Verma is a Clinical Instructor of Radiology and the Co-Director of the Radiology Cambridge Integrated Clerkship at Harvard Medical School, MA, USA.
She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and completed her Breast Imaging fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Since 2012, she is the Director of Breast Imaging at Cambridge Health Alliance Radiology, a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
She is passionate about women's health and has vast experience in teaching medical students and residents at Harvard Medical School.
Within Lecturio, Dr. Verma teaches courses on Radiology.

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Complete and understandable lesson
By Adriana C. on 12. February 2022 for Apnea of Prematurity and Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC)

That very well summarized and understandable, very good way to reinforce knowledge

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By Paranshi D. on 21. January 2021 for Bowel Abnormalities in Pediatric Radiology

short, precise lectures and good radiographic images to help understand the concepts

Excellent lecture
By Jalil Z. on 16. August 2020 for Apnea of Prematurity and Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC)

Excellent lecture: clear, concise, good overview of the diseases and the management.

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By Dvsvb R. on 30. December 2018 for Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Most reliable content with clear and accurate for easy understanding