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Table 4 outcome of the management of diffuse peritonitis in Limbe and Buea Regional Hospitals

From: Which cause of diffuse peritonitis is the deadliest in the tropics? A retrospective analysis of 305 cases from the South-West Region of Cameroon

Complications recorded
Type of complication Number recorded Percentage
Sepsis 28 9.2
Respiratory infection 6 2
Multi-organ failure 17 5.6
Wound dehiscence 36 11.8
Prolonged paralytic ileus 23 7.5
Post-operative peritonitis 12 4
Post-operative fistula 4 1.3
Residual/recurrent abscess 16 5.2