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Table 3 The Pattern and outcomes of Patients with Small bowel volvulus in Debre Tabor Hospital, Northcentral Ethiopia, 2020

From: Small bowel volvulus (SBV) in Northcentral Ethiopia

Item   Frequency(N) Proportion(%)
SV Simple SBV 123 83.1
Gangrenous SBV 25 16.9
Type of SBV Primary 148 100
Secondary 0 0
Outcome Improved 132 89.2
Morbidity 8 5.4
Leave against medical advice 2 1.4
Mortality 5 3.4
Duration of illness before hospital visits < 48 h 100 67.6
48-72 h 29 19.6
72-96 h 8 5.4
> 96 h 11 7.4
Hospital stay
N = 148
<=7 days 123 83.1
> 7 days 25 16.9
Morbidity
N = 8
Wound Infection 4 2.7
Anastomosis Leak 1 0.7
Fistula 1 0.7
Paralytic illness 1 0.7
others 1 0.7
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