Spectrum of perforation peritonitis in Pakistan: 300 cases Eastern experience

@article{Afridi2008SpectrumOP,
  title={Spectrum of perforation peritonitis in Pakistan: 300 cases Eastern experience},
  author={Shahida Parveen Afridi and Faiza Malik and Shafiq Ur-Rahman and Shahid Shamim and Khursheed Ahmed Samo},
  journal={World Journal of Emergency Surgery : WJES},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={31 - 31}
}
BACKGROUND Perforation peritonitis is the most common surgical emergency encountered by the surgeons all over the world as well in Pakistan. The spectrum of etiology of perforation peritonitis in tropical countries continues to differ from its western counter part. This study was conducted at Dow University of health sciences and Civil Hospital Karachi (DUHS & CHK) Pakistan, designed to highlight the spectrum of perforation peritonitis in the East and to improve its outcome. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING
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