[Perforated peptic ulcers].

  title={[Perforated peptic ulcers].},
  author={Ahmet Abdulhalik Balik and Fehmi Çelebi and Mahmut Başoǧlu and Ilhan Yildirgan and Sabahattin Dalga and Kamil Yalçin Polat and Durkaya Oren},
  journal={Ulusal travma dergisi = Turkish journal of trauma & emergency surgery : TJTES},
  volume={6 4},
Two hundred forty-eight patients were operated for perforated peptic ulcer between 1983 and 1998. Of the patients 112 (45.1%) had chronic, 34 (13.7%) had acute ulcer history and 102 (41.2%) had no ulcer history. Of the patients 228 (92.0%) had duodenal, 9 (3.6%) had juxtapyloric, 6 (2.4%) had marginal, and 5 (2.0%) had antral ulcer. Forty two patients (16.9%) admitted within 12 hours and 206 patients (83.1%) between 12 hours and six days after perforation. Simple closure and omental patch was… CONTINUE READING