Spontaneous small bowel perforations due to intestinal tuberculosis should not be repaired by simple closure

@article{Ara2005SpontaneousSB,
  title={Spontaneous small bowel perforations due to intestinal tuberculosis should not be repaired by simple closure},
  author={Cengiz Ara and G{\"o}khan Sogutlu and Ramazan Yildiz and Ozcan Kocak and Burak Isik and Sezai Yilmaz and Vedat Kirimlioğlu},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={9},
  pages={514-517}
}
Intestinal tuberculosis is a major problem in many regions of the world. The incidence of it is rising in Western countries due to immigration from Third World countries and human immunodeficiency virus infection. The difference between the simple closure and resection and anastomosis was evaluated in this study. Retrospectively, 12 patients with intestinal tuberculosis diagnosed histopathologically among 50 patients with free intestinal perforations operated on between 1995 and 2003 at Turgut… CONTINUE READING
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