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Table. 2.

Clinical Characteristics of the Patients with Iatrogenic Colonic Perforation during Colonoscopy

Variable Perforation during diagnostic colonoscopy Perforation during therapeutic colonoscopy p-value
Age (years) 71.2±7.4 58.6±14.1
Gender 0.340
Male 8 5
Female 8 2
Bowel preparation 0.564
Excellent 2 2
Good 11 5
Fair 1 0
Poor 2 0
Comorbidity 0.025
Yes 14 3
No 2 4
History of abdominal surgery 0.146
Yes 4 0
No 12 7
Body Mass Index (kg/m2) 22.5±3.5 24.1±2.3
Time of colonoscopy 0.262
Morning 3 3
Afternoon 12 4
Operator 0.001
Fellow 15 2
Professor 1 5
Site of perforation 0.134
Rectum 6 1
Sigmoid colon 7 2
Descending colon 3 2
Transverse and ascending colon 0 2
Time of diagnosis of perforation 0.907
<6 hours 14 6
≥6 hours 2 1
Management of treatment 0.150
Endoscopic closure 10 2
Surgery 6 4
Conservative care 0 1
Outcome 0.328
Alive 14 7
Death 2 0

Values are presented as number or mean±standard deviation.

Korean J Gastroenterol 2022;79:210~216 https://doi.org/10.4166/kjg.2022.024
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