Perforation or Obstruction Due to Ulceration


Pathophysiology

Diagnosis

Treatment

  1. Perforated: continuous NG suction, fluid and electrolyte replacement, type and crossmatch, surgery
  2. Obstruction: Ewald tube decompression for retained food, continuous NG suction, fluid and electrolyte replacement, intravenous H2 blocker (i.e., Ranitidine), type and crossmatch, surgery consult