Peptic Ulcer Perforation in Elderly: 10 years' Experience of a Single Institution


GÖKAKIN A. K. , ATABEY M. , KOYUNCU A. , TOPÇU Ö.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY, cilt.10, ss.198-201, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 10 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ijge.2013.03.009
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.198-201

Özet

Background: Peptic ulcer perforation (PUP) constitutes a unique situation characterized by severe pain, leading almost every patient with this complication to seek help in the hospital. However, clinical features of PUP in elderly patients are different from those of young or in adult patients; indeed, symptoms of PUP may be atypical in old age.