Laparoscopy is an available alternative to open surgery in the treatment of perforated peptic ulcers: A retrospective multicenter study

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Antonino Mirabella; Tiziana Fiorentini; Roberta Tutino; Nicolò Falco; Tommaso Fontana; Paolino De Marco; Eliana Gulotta; Leonardo Gulotta; Leo Licari; Giuseppe Salamone; Irene Melfa; Gregorio Scerrino; Massimo Lupo; Armando Speciale; Gianfranco Cocorullo;

Abstract Background Perforated peptic ulcers (PPU) remain one of the most frequent causes of death. Their incidence are largely unchanged accounting for 2–4% of peptic ulcers and remain the second most frequent abdominal cause of perforation and of indication for gastri... View more
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