A clinical evaluation of postoperative peritoneal lavage in the treatment of perforated appendicitis.

Abstract

In a comparative investigation, 369 patients operated upon for perforated appendicitis were studied retrospectively. During the period 1973-1979 181 patients with perforated appendicitis, treated at Sundsvall Hospital, were all given postoperative peritoneal lavage, whereas 188 patients with the same diagnosis treated at Skövde Hospital received no such… (More)

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@article{Udn1983ACE, title={A clinical evaluation of postoperative peritoneal lavage in the treatment of perforated appendicitis.}, author={Per Ud{\'e}n and P Eskilsson and L Brunes and Thomas M{\"a}tzsch}, journal={The British journal of surgery}, year={1983}, volume={70 6}, pages={348-9} }