[Spontaneous perforation of ulcers after gastroscopy].

Abstract

Six cases of spontaneous perforation of penetrating gastric and duodenal ulcers following insufflation of air during gastroscopy are reported. Despite the favorable situation (empty stomach, rapid diagnosis), the prognosis of this complication is relatively poor, since the patients involved are often elderly, have multimorbidity and represent a high… (More)

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@article{Gutberlet1992SpontaneousPO, title={[Spontaneous perforation of ulcers after gastroscopy].}, author={H Gutberlet and W. R{\"{o}sch}, journal={Fortschritte der Medizin}, year={1992}, volume={110 8}, pages={119-21} }