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Table. 4.

Mortality Cases Associated with Colonic Perforation

Age (years) Sex Underlying disease Purpose Recognition time (hours) Perforation site Bowel prep condition Sedation
Case 1 85 Male HTN, DM Diagnostic 79 Descending colon Poor No
Case 2 83 Female HTN, CKD, stroke Diagnostic 6.5 Sigmoid colon Poor No

HTN, hypertension; DM, diabetes mellitus; CKD: chronic kidney disease.

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