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Table 2 Summary of previously reported series of gastroduodenal perforations

From: Peritonitis – the Eastern experience

Author [Ref] Cases Duodenal Ulcer Perforation n (%) Gastric ulcer Perforation n (%) Perforation of Gastric Carcinoma n (%) Mortality
Khan 2004[11] 21 16 (76.2) 5 (23.8) 0 NA
Siu 2001[25] 121 83 (68.6) 29 (23.9) -* 3.3%
Chan 2000[17] 206 196 (95.1) 10 (4.8) 0 10.7%
Dorairajan 1995[2] 80 74 (92.5) 5 (6.2) 1 (1.2) 3.7%
Sugimoto 1994[60] 101 90 (89.1) 11 (10.8) 0 0
Wakayama 1994[18] 136 110 (80.9) 19 (13.9) 7 (5.1) 5.1%
Sharma 1991[5] 47 45 (95.7) 1 (2.1) 1 (2.1) 4.2%
  1. n – number of cases
  2. NA – data not available
  3. * – not included in the study