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Table 2 Comparing indications for relaparotomy and other postoperative complications with mortality rate

From: Outcomes of early relaparotomy in pediatric patients at Tikur Anbessa teaching hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a five-year retrospective review

Post-operative complications Frequency (%) Mortality rate (%)
Indications for relaparotomy
 Anastomotic leak 17(32.0) 6(35.3)
 Post-op collection 18(33.9) 3(16.6)
 Complete wound dehiscence 7(13.2) 3(42.8)
 Stoma revision 4(7.5) 2(50)
 Post-op adhesion 5(9.4) 0(0)
 Parastomal hernia 1(1.9) 0(0)
 others 1(1.9) 0(0)
Other associated complications
 SSI 12(22.6) 2(16.6)