A literature search was then conducted to determine the rates of colonic perforation
during colonoscopy at other "open" and "closed" health care institutions.
4) By monitoring for CT findings specific for intrabdominal hollow-organ perforation
as the cause of free intraperitoneal air (Table 3), CT contrast examination has been shown to be 100% sensitive in the detection of perforation
of the stomach, duodenum, and colon.
of the tympanic membrane caused by fungal otitis externa can be treated with adequate mechanical debridement and a topical antifungal regimen with or without an oral regimen.
However, a striking difference was seen in the perforation
rate among first-ever vs.
10] In most studies, the most frequent etiology for colon perforation
during PCNL is the retrorenal or posterolateral position of the colon.
Tables 1 and 2 show the breakdown of the glove perforations
both by case and by total number of gloves.
The CT displayed a lateral right neobladder wall perforation
Management of the cervical esophagus and hypofarinx perforations
complicating anterior cervical spine surgery.
was much more common in the age before antibiotic drugs were widely available.
in Iceland: a whole population study on incidence, aetiology and surgical outcome.
He underwent surgery because oral and intravenous contrast-enhanced abdominal tomographs revealed perforation
proximal to the rectosigmoid junction, associated with extensive intra-abdominal free fluid and free air (Fig.
When a water-soluble contrast study confirms that the perforation
has sealed, it may be reasonable to pursue nonoperative management.