Review of Visceral Surgery Activities in A Field
Hospital in Juba: Epidemiological, Diagnostic and
Received Date: July 15, 2019; Published Date: July 25, 2019
To perform an epidemiological review of the visceral surgery operative activity of the Juba Field Hospital (JFH). A total of 202 surgical procedures were retained. They represented 38.92% of operative activities. The emergencies were 12 (13.33%). The first condition was hernias 114 (60%) followed by proctologic conditions 45 (23.68%). The average age of patients was 38, 75 years with extremes of 12 and 86 years. There were 150 males (78, 94%) and 40 females (21.05%). The sex ratio is 3.75. The evolution was favorable in 95% of the cases, the postoperative complications were 9.9% dominated by the suppurations of the operating site.
Conclusion:The visceral surgery activities are important in Juba with domination of the hernia pathology that must be treated early to prevent complications.
Keywords:Visceral surgery; Hernia; Field hospital; Juba