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Table 2 Outcomes of surgery for ischemic colitis

From: Poor prognostic factors in patients who underwent surgery for acute non-occlusive ischemic colitis

  No. of patients (%)
Type of complications Number N = 27 (54.0) Re-operation N = 11 (22.0) Mortality N = 15 (30.0)
Septic complications 22 (44.0) 11 (22.0) 14 (28.0)
Wound infection 4 (8.0) 2 (4.0) 0
Persistent ischemia 4 (8.0) 4 (8.0) 3 (6.0)
Anastomotic leakage 2 (4.0) 2 (4.0) 0
Leakage of rectal stump 1 (2.0) 1 (2.0) 1 (2.0)
Pneumonia 1 (2.0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Septic shock 10 (20.0) 2 (4.0) 10 (20.0)
Non-septic complications 5 (10.0) 0 (0) 1 (2.0)
Intestinal obstruction 2 (4.0) 0 0
Acute myocardial infarction 2 (4.0) 0 1 (2.0)
Acute renal failure 1 (2.0) 0 (0) 0 (0)