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Non-operative treatment for perforated gastro-duodenal peptic ulcer in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: a case report

Justus-Martijn Brinkman, Jorg R Oddens, Barend J Van Royen*, Jan Wever and Jan G Olsman

BMC Surgery 2004, 4:1  doi:10.1186/1471-2482-4-1

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What decision to take?

Imthiaz Ahamed   (2004-01-19 16:40)  Royal Shrewsbury Hospital email

The case was really an interesting one. But the decision whether to operate if it is a high risk with poor control has not been specified.

For the case mentioned, how could we proceed if the condition of the patient is worsening? Could you throw some light on this as it will help junior doctors like us.

Competing interests

None declared.

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