Table 3

Distribution of patients according to the type of surgical procedure performed (N = 212)
Type of surgical procedures Frequency Percentage
Release of bands and adhesions 124 58.5
Segmental bowel resection with end to end anastomosis 56 26.4
Right hemicolectomy with ileo-transverse anastomosis 14 6.6
Repair of bowel perforation 12 5.7
Exploratory laparotomy + biopsy 8 3.8
Appendicectomy 6 2.8
Splenectomy 4 1.9
Ileostomy 1 0.5
Stricturoplasty 1 0.5

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Chalya et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:270   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-270

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