Bowel Resection and Ileotransverse Anastomosis as Preferred Therapy for 15 Typhoid Ileal Perforations and Severe Peritoneal Contamination in a Very Elderly Patient

Typhoid ileal perforation (TIP) is the most lethal complication of typhoid fever. Although TIP is a surgical emergency by consensus, there is still much controversy regarding the most appropriate surgical approach to be used. Bowel exteriorization and secondary closure are usually recommended for pa...

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Main Authors: Benjamin Momo Kadia, Desmond Aroke, Martin Hongieh Abanda, Tsi Njim, Christian Akem Dimala
Format: Article
Published: Hindawi Limited 2017-01-01
Series:Case Reports in Surgery
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