Determinants of Mortality for Digestive Emergency Surgery in Low-Income Countries: The Case of Senegal

Determinants of Mortality for Digestive Emergency Surgery in Low-Income Countries: The Case of Senegal

1. Summary

1.1. Background: The high postoperative mortality rate in Sub-Saharan countries is often associated with the limitations of health systems. In Senegal, there is few data nationwide that allow to determine post-operative death factors after abdominal emergency surgery.