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Table 1 Comparison of scoring systems contents for mortality in patients with peptic ulcer perforation

From: A practical scoring system to predict mortality in patients with perforated peptic ulcer

Scoring systems PULP - points ASA - scores BOEY - points POMPP - points
Substances Age > 65 3 Normal health 1 Medical illness 1 Age > 65 1
Comorbid active malign disease or AIDS 1 Mild systemic disease 2 Preoperative shock 1 BUN > 45 mg/dl 1
Comorbid liver cirrhosis 2 Severe systemic disease 3 Duration of peptic ulcer perforation > 24 h 1 Albumin < 1.5 g/L 1
Concomitant use of steroids 1 Severe systemic disease with a constant treat to life 4     
Shock 1 Not expected survival for patients without surgery 5     
Perforation time on admission >24 1       
Serum creatinine >1.47 mg/dl 2       
ASA 2 1       
ASA 3 3       
ASA 4 5       
ASA 5 7       
High score >6 >3 >1 >1
Total score 0-18 1-5 0-3 0-3