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Table 2 Case demography presented as pathology:

From: Mortality following emergency laparotomy: a Swedish cohort study

  n (%)
All operations 710 (100%)
All Ileus 403 (56.7)
 Ileus-small intestine 334 (47.0)
 Ileus-colon 69 (9.7)
All intestinal perforations 217 (30.5)
 Perforated colon 60 (8.5)
 Perforated small intestine 80 (11.3)
 Gastric perforation 56 (7.9)
 Anastomosis leakage 21 (3.0)
Peritonitis 187 (26.3)
 Faecal peritonitis 57 (8.0)
 Purulent peritonitis 43 (6.1)
 Other peritonitis 87 (12.3)
Intestinal ischemia/gangrene 81 (11.4)
Intraabdominal bleeding 43 (6.1)
Trauma laparotomy 21 (3.0)
  1. This table is a presentation of the pathology that represent the underlying need for surgery among the 710 operations