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Table 6 Distribution of patients according to definitive treatment

From: Indications for and complications of intestinal stomas in the children and adults at a tertiary care hospital in a resource-limited setting: a Tanzanian experience

Definitive (curative) treatment Children <18 yrs Adults >18 yrs Total N (%)
N (%) N (%)
Bowel perforation repair 4 (12) 8 (30) 12 (20)
Perineal repair 0 (0) 2 (7) 2 (3)
Bowel resection and anastomosis 4 (12) 16 (59) 20 (33)
Pull through 2 (6) 1 (4) 3 (5)
PSARP 23 (69) 0 (0) 23 (38)
Total 33 (55%) 27 (45%) 60 (100)
  1. PSARP Posterior Sagittal Anorectoplasty