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Table 3 Summary of previously reported series of small intestinal perforations

From: Peritonitis – the Eastern experience

Author [Ref] Total Cases Typhoid Perforations n (%) Nonspecific Ulcer Perforation n (%) Tubercular Perforations n (%) Mortality
Khan 2004[11] 18 7 (38.9) 5 (27.8) 2 (11.1) NA
Chaterjee 2001, 2003[28,34] 460 248 (53.9) 111 (24.1) 16 (3.5) 20.9%
Chitkara 2002[65] 216 92(42.6) 36(16.7) 36(16.7) 11.5%
Ray 2001[61] 30 8(26.7) 5(16.7) 4(13.3) 6.7%
Chulakamontri 1996[20] 8 2 (25) 1 (12.5) 0 0
Dorairajan 1995[2] 103 69 (66.9) 7 (6.8) 13 (12.6) NA
Sharma 1991[5] 62 42 (67.7) 5 (8.1) 12 (19.3) 11.3%
Bose 1986[62] 75 46 (61.33) 1 (1.3) 8 (10.6) 16%
Khanna 1984[63] 125 100 (80) 0 4 (3.2) NA
Nadkarni 1981[35] 32 8(25) 18(56.2) 3(9.3) 28.1
Mehendale 1979[64] 32 9(28.1) 2(6.2) 13(40.6) 37.5%
Bhansali 1967[10] 46 29 (63) 0 7 (15.2) NA
  1. n – number of cases
  2. NA – data not available