November 1990, Volume 40, Issue 11

Editorial

SHOULD DUODENAL PERFORATION BE TREATED BY SIMPLE CLOSURE OR DEFINITIVE SURGERY?

Waquaruddin Ahmed

The ideal treatment for the perforation of duodenal ulcer has not yet been established. Accepted methods vary from simple closure to immediate definitive surgery. Simple closure is the general standard procedure against which other methods are evaluated. It is simple, safe and eff

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