perforated ulcer

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per·fo·rat·ed ul·cer

an ulcer extending through the wall of an organ.

per·fo·rat·ed ul·cer

(pĕr'fŏr-āt-ĕd ŭl'sĕr)
An ulcer extending through the wall of an organ.
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To predict mortality and morbidity in patients with perforated peptic ulcer using Boey score.
Routine use of laparoscopic repair for perforated peptic ulcer.
The change of disease pattern in perforated peptic ulcer favors a simple repair procedure.
While several studies have investigated the impact of risk factors on morbidity after abdominal surgery, only a few have analysed their role in perforated peptic ulcer disease.
Age more than 65 years, duration of perforation of more than 24 hours before surgery, presence of shock on admission, ASA grade and purulent peritoneal collection are factors significantly associated with fatal outcomes in patients undergoing emergency surgery for perforated peptic ulcer.
There are many studies showing encouraging results of laparoscopic management in perforated peptic ulcer disease2328 others recommend routine use of laparoscopic repair for perforated peptic ulcer.
perforated peptic ulcer in patients at a teaching hospital.
Results: Over this period 34 laparoscopic cases were done: 30 appendicectomies including 11 perforated appendices with generalised peritonitis; 1 perforated peptic ulcer with a Graham patch; and 3 cases of trauma (2 stabbed abdomen and 1 blunt abdominal trauma).
A perforated peptic ulcer is the first differential diagnosis of pneumoperitoneum, but in the socio-epidemiological context of Togo, one should also consider typhoid.
Perforated peptic ulcer is approximately 7 to 10 cases per 100000 population per year.
Perforated peptic ulcer is an emergency and requires early surgical intervention1.