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Table 5 Postoperative complications

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

ComplicationN (%)
Lung-related123 (12.9)
Other extra-abdominal infections84 (8.8)
Intra-abdominal infections76 (7.9)
Wound infections57 (5.9)
Anastomotic leak13 (2.8) *
Intraabdominal hemorrhage18 (1.8)
Death122 (12.8)
Total375 (38.9)
  1. *Related to the number of anastomoses (n = 464)