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Synonyms for perforation

an opening, especially in a solid structure

a small mark or hole made by a sharp, pointed object

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a line of small holes for tearing at a particular place

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a hole made in something

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the act of punching a hole (especially a row of holes as for ease of separation)

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Peptic ulcer perforation exhibits high morbidity with problems of wound infection, sepsis, and high morbidity noted in open group, which is consistent with previous studies.
Prediagnoses of aortic dissection and peptic ulcer perforation were suspected, and thoracic and abdominal computed tomography (CT) with IV contrast was performed.
It is well known that other intra-abdominal disorders, such as peptic ulcer perforation, mesenteric ischaemia and intestinal obstruction, may present with raised serum lipase/amylase values.
Peptic ulcer bleeding and perforation are common medical emergencies, with an in-hospital or 30-day mortality of 10% for bleeding ulcers and up to 25-40% for ulcer perforation.
Peptic ulcer perforation before and after the introduction of H 2-receptor blockers and proton pump inhibitors.
KEY WORDS: Gastrointestinal perforation, peptic ulcer perforation, peritonitis, sudden deaths, silent perforations in sudden death, autopsy.
No patient in either group developed a symptomatic ulcer, an ulcer bleed, or ulcer perforation at any time during a full 12-month follow-up.
The cause of death was acute gastrointestinal bleeding in 7 cases (5 cases of duodenal ulcer, 2 cases of gastric ulcer), peritonitis following ulcer perforation in 4 cases (3 cases of duodenal ulcer, 1 case of gastric ulcer, volume of intra-abdominal fluid between 150 mL and 2500 mL), and coincident bleeding and perforation in 1 case of duodenal ulcer
Rising frequency of ulcer perforation in elderly people in the United Kingdom.
As Boey score did not take into account age, sex, renal dysfunction, peritonitis, studies to compare other predictive models like American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA), Mannheim Peritonitis Index (MPI), Peptic Ulcer Perforation (PULP) scoring systems to Boey score were done- all of which exhibited moderate accuracy in prediction of mortality which was attributed to geographical, demographical and social diversity.
Factors affecting mortality and morbidity in patients with peptic ulcer perforation.
Most probably, it was a chronic volvulus and manifested owing to gastric ulcer perforation.
Objectives: To determine the frequency of duodenal ulcer perforation with radiological evidence of gas under the diaphragm on X-ray chest.