Perforated Peptic Ulcer

  • Carol E. H. Scott-ConnerEmail author
  • Jameson L. Chassin


Plication is indicated for closure of acute perforations of duodenal and (some) gastric ulcers. This chapter describes the technique of simple omental patch closure.


Duodenal Ulcer Gastric Ulcer Gastric Resection Duodenal Obstruction Perforated Peptic Ulcer 
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Further Reading

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carol E. H. Scott-Conner
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jameson L. Chassin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Surgery, Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of MedicineUniversity of IowaIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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