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Table 2 Operative data

From: Spectrum of perforation peritonitis in Pakistan: 300 cases Eastern experience

S no Variable no %
1 Causes of perforation   
  Acid peptic disease   
  Duodenum 131 43.6
  Stomach 7 2.3
  Acid peptic disease 4 1.3
  Fungal infection 1 0.3
  Malignancy 2 0.6
  Small bowel 120 40.0
  Tuberculosis 63 21.0
  Typhoid 51 17.0
  Unknown 06 02.0
  Colon 24 08.0
  Tuberculosis 15 05.0
  Malignancy 08 02.6
  Volvulus 01 00.3
  Acute appendicitis 15 05.0
2 Site of perforation   
  Duodenum 131 43.6
  Ileum 113 37.6
  Jejunum 10 03.3
  Stomach 07 02.3
  Colon 24 08.0
  Appendix 15 05.0
  Caecum 02 00.6
  Rectum 01 00.3
3 Surgical procedure   
  Omentopexy 135 45.0
  Stoma 48 16.0
  Primary repair 47 15.6
  Right hemicolectomy 30 10.0
  Resection & anastomosis 18 06.0
  Appendicectomy 15 05.0
  Left hemicolectomy 04 01.3
  Gastrectomy 02 00.6
  Anterior resection 01 00.3
4 Re do surgery   
  Tension suturing 78 26.0
  Abdominal washout 34 11.3