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Table 1 First surgical interventions that require RL

From: Urgent Abdominal Re-Explorations

Reason for the first laparotomy N (%)
Lower GIS 28 (34.56)
   -Colon and rectum 15 (18.51)
   -Small intestine 10 (12.34)
   -Appendix 3 (3.70)
Upper GIS* 23 (28.39)
   -Stomach 16 (19.75)
   -Duodenum 9 (11.11)
HPB** system 8 (9.87)
   -Liver 3 (3.70)
   -Gall Bladder 3 (3.70)
   -Pancreas 2 (2.46)
Multi-organ 5 (6.17)
Vascular 4 (4.94)
Gyneco-pathological interventions 4 (4.94)
Strangulated umbilical/ventral hernia 3 (3.70)
Peritonitis 3 (3.70)
Spleen 3 (3.70)
  1. * Gastrointestinal system ** Hepato-pancreatico-biliary