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Table 4 Technique of intestinal repair according to the site of injury

From: Injury patterns and causes of death in 953 patients with penetrating abdominal war wounds in a civilian independent non-governmental organization hospital in Lashkargah, Afghanistan

Site of injurynTechnique of intestinal repair
Resection/anastomoses, n (%)Primary suture, n (%)
Small bowel444271 (61)173 (39)
Large bowel362184 (50.8)178 (49.2)
Stomach1042 (2)102 (98)
Rectum5536 (65.5)19 (34.5)
Duodenum3434 (100)
Total999493 (49.3)506 (50.7)