Revista Cubana de Cirugía
On-line version ISSN 1561-2945
BEJERANO GARCIA, Ramiro Julio. Perforated gastroduodenal peptic ulcer: a study of operated patients. Rev Cubana Cir [online]. 2007, vol.46, n.3, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-2945.
A study was conducted on 99 patients operated from perforated gastroduodenal peptic ulcer at “Dr Ambrosio Grillo Portuondo” provincial teaching clinical and surgical hospital in Santiago de Cuba province in the period from 2000 to 2006. Thirty years age group (30,3 %), males (90 %)and intermediate level schooling prevailed. Perforation was a complication of ulcerous disease in most of the patients (68,7 %). More than one toxic habit was found in 72 % of patients. The most performed procedure was troncular vagotomy with piloroplasty (82,8 %). There was no postoperative complication in 77,7 % of the operated patients and the global mortality was 98%.
Keywords : gastroduodenal perforation; peptic ulcer.