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Table 3 Published series of patients with perforated gastric cancer.

From: Perforated gastric carcinoma: a report of 10 cases and review of the literature

       Mortality (%)  
Reference N° patients Incidence (%) Preoperative diagnosis (%) N° Repair surgery N° Gastrectomy Repair Gastrectomy Survival data
Aird 1935[24]* 38 - 7.5 31 7 22 (71) 0 -
McNealy 1938[4]* 63 4.0 33.8 47 7 39 (82) 2 (29) -
Casberg 1940[31] 5 2.4 0 5 0 4(80) - -
Bisgard 1945[5]* 115 2.8–6.0 3.2 80 15 59(74) 2(13) -
Larmi 1962[13] 19 3.0 42.1 16 4 8(50) 0 Survival range in resected cases 18–42 months
Wilson 1966[12] 14 1.2 30.8 5 5 0 0 Survival range of patients with R0 resection, 15–41 months; with R1-R2 4–15 months
Cortese 1972[11] 13 0.6 40.0 11 2 3(27) 0 Survival range of patients with R0 resection, 14–108 months; with R1-R2 2 months
Stechenberg 1981[3] 9 3.9 0 7 2 2(29) 0 Mean survival, 5 months (range 1–18)
Siegert 1982[32] 4 2.3 25 0 4 - 0 Range of survival, 1–18 months
Miura 1985[20] 9 0.6 33.3 1 8 - - Median survival, 108 months (range, 4–144)
Gertsch 1995[10] 34 - 29.4 4 30 2(50) 5(17) Median survival stage I 50 months; III, 17 months; IV 4 months
Adachi 1997[1]* 155 0.5–3.6 34.7 27 128 19(70) 9(7) 5-years survival stage I-II, 76%; III-IV, 19%
Lehnert 2000[9] 23 1.8 39.1 12 11 1(8) 2(18) 5-years survival R0, 50%; 2-years survival R1-R2, 9%
Kasakura 2002[2] 16 0.7 31.2 2 14 1(50) 1(7) Median survival stage I-II 75 months; III-IV, 4.8 months
Ozmen 2002[25] 14 3.0 35.7 3§ 11 1(33) 4(36) -
IRGGC 2005 10 0.4 30.0 4 6 3(75) 1(17) See text and Table 2
  1. * Collected series; 5 patients underwent secondary radical gastrectomy; 1 patient underwent secondary radical gastrectomy; § 2 patients underwent secondary radical gastrectomy.