Factors influencing mortality in perforated duodenal ulcer following emergency surgical repair.

@article{Subedi2007FactorsIM,
  title={Factors influencing mortality in perforated duodenal ulcer following emergency surgical repair.},
  author={Sudarshan Subedi and Aamir Afaq and Shailesh Adhikary and Surya Raj Niraula and Chandra Shekhar Agrawal},
  journal={JNMA; journal of the Nepal Medical Association},
  year={2007},
  volume={46 165},
  pages={31-5}
}
Duodenal perforation is a common abdominal catastrophe with excellent outcome if prompt resuscitation and surgical repair of perforation are done. The aim of this study was to identify factors associated with death after surgery in patients with duodenal perforation. One hundred and forty-five patients who underwent Graham's patch repair for perforated duodenal ulcer between 14 April 2002 and 31 December 2004 were studied. The mean age was 45.99 years and 61 patients (42.07 %) were referrals… CONTINUE READING

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