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Table 1 Prognosis according to age group, history and classification groups for faecal impaction

From: Fecal impaction: a systematic review of its medical complications

Prognosis N Death N Favourable N Unknown N total
Total (N cases) 78 (28 %) 184 (66 %) 18 (6 %) 280
Age range (years)
>15 0 18 (95 %) 1 (5 %) 19
15–65 39 (28 %) 90 (65 %) 9 (7 %) 138
≥65 39 (32 %) 76 (62 %) 8 (6 %) 123
History
Neuropsiquiatric disease 23 (30 %) 49(65 %) 4 (5 %) 76
Chronic renal failure 12 (43 %) 14 (50 %) 2 (7 %) 28
Prior hospitalisation 22 (54 %) 18 (44 %) 1 (2 %) 41
Classification group
Intestinal wall 72 (31 %) 141 (61 %) 19 (8 %) 232
Intestinal lumen 13 (30 %) 30 (68 %) 1 (2 %) 44
Adjacent structures 5 (12,5 %) 33 (82,5 %) 2 (5 %) 40
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