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Table 2 Cause-related prognosis of gastro-intestinal perforations

From: The pattern of neonatal gastro-intestinal perforation in upper Egypt

CauseSurvivalMortalityTotal
N%N%N%
NEC1029.4617.61647.1
Iatrogenic perforation517.612.9720.6
HSD511.800411.8
Exomphalos with perforated Meckel’s diverticulum12.90012.9
High ARM without fistula0012.912.9
Ileal atresia0012.912.9
Jejunal atresia0012.912.9
Meconium ileus with perforation0012.912.9
Idiopathic gastric perforation12.90012.9
Volvulus12.90012.9
Total2367.61132.434100