Bowel perforation secondary to illegally induced abortion: a tertiary hospital experience in Tanzania

@inproceedings{Mabula2012BowelPS,
  title={Bowel perforation secondary to illegally induced abortion: a tertiary hospital experience in Tanzania},
  author={Joseph B. Mabula and Phillipo L. Chalya and Mabula D Mchembe and Albert F Kihunrwa and Anthony Naju Massinde and Alphonce B Chandika and Japhet M. Gilyoma},
  booktitle={World journal of emergency surgery : WJES},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Bowel perforation though rarely reported is a serious complication of induced abortion, which is often performed illegally by persons without any medical training in developing countries. A sudden increase in the number of patients in our centre in recent years prompted the authors to analyze this problem. The study was conducted to describe our own experiences in the surgical management of these patients. METHODS This was a retrospective study involving patients who were jointly… CONTINUE READING
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