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Table 2 Treatment relevant aspects

From: Endoscopic negative pressure therapy as stand-alone treatment for perforated duodenal diverticulum: presentation of two cases

  Patient #1 Patient #2
Antibiotic Management 5 days cefotaxime, metronidazole and fluconazol 5 days piperacillin and tazobactam and fluconazol
Endoscopic Management OPSD using 3 ml feeding tube, end of therapy after good progress in CT-imaging OPSD using 3 ml feeding tube, concluding diverticulography to exclude a persistent perforation
Number of changes of the OPSD 4 4
Number of progress CT 3 3
Length of hospital stay 20 days 20 days
Adverse events One accidental dislocation of the tube One accidental dislocation of the tube
Follow-up telephone survey 6 weeks after hospital discharge Yes, well-being, supplies itself completely independently Yes, well-being, supplies itself completely independently, occasional vertigo