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Table 1 Operative mortality with regard to indication and timing*

From: Outcome following emergency surgery for refractory severe ulcerative colitis in a tertiary care centre in India

Indication n Died Mortality (%) >5 d
Refractory severe UC 51 8 15 8
Severe LGIH 5 2 40 0
Toxic megacolon 4 2 50 1
  1. * No mortality in perforation and obstruction group
  2. UC: ulcerative colitis; LGIH: Lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage