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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 10, Issue 1, February 2014 pp 161-165

Research Article

Evaluation of 30 Cases of Gastrointestinal Perforations in Reference to Etiological Factors, Outcome of Early Surgical Intervention and Mortality and Morbidity


Yazuvinder Pratap Singh1, Ashok Kumar Gupta2

1Final Year Resident, 2Professor, Department of General Surgery, NIMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, INDIA.

Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.



 Gastrointestinal perforation is an acute emergency requiring urgent surgical intervention. It is seen that with good resuscitation, early and energetic surgical intervention, thorough peritoneal toileting with normal saline, blood transfusion, maintenance of fluid and electrolytes balance, improved anesthesia, combination antibiotics are the factors which reduce the morbidity and mortality of gastro intestinal perforations. The main aim is to study the etiological pattern of gastrointestinal perforation, to assess the outcome of early surgical intervention and to evaluate morbidity and mortality in 30 cases of gastrointestinal perforation.