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Table 4 Surgical complications and morbidity in study population

From: Gastric carcinoma: review of the results of treatment in a community teaching hospital

Surgical complications % No. of patients Secondary morbidity % No. of patients
Anastomotic leak 6.0 14 Cardiovascular 8.5 20
Wound infection 2.1 5 Pulmonary 9.8 23
Motility disturbance 3.4 8 Urinary tract infection 3.0 7
Gastrointestinal damage * 4.3 10 Other 9.8 23
  1. * splenic puncture, gastric perforation, hemorrhage