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Table 2 Treatment of intestinal injuries

From: Management of the injured bowel: preserving bowel continuity as a gold standard

  Small bowel injuries Colon injuries p
Total injuries 107 64  
Primary repair 28 16 0.866
Anastomosis 65 36 0.308
 Ileo-ileal 65 0  
 Ileo-colonic 0 14  
 Colo-colonic 0 19  
 Colorectal 0 3  
Resection and stoma 8 9 0.164
Lateral stoma 4 1 0.652
Resection during DCL 2 2 0.631
Total–preserved continuity (%) 93 (87%) 52 (81%) 0.318
  1. DLC  damage control laparotomy