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Comparison of Surgical Site Infection Rate Between Primary, Delayed Primary and Vacuum Assisted Closures.

2016-01-08 10:23:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objective of the study is to compare infection rates between primary, delayed primary and vacuum assisted closures in contaminated and dirty/infected laparotomy wounds.

Description

The objective of this study is to compare infection rates between primary, delayed primary and vacuum assisted closures in contaminated and dirty/infected laparotomy wounds.

Social, demographic, surgical, postsurgical and medical variables were registered. A descriptive analysis expressed as total and percentages, medians and interquartile ranges. Comparison between groups was made using the Kruskal-Wallis, U-Mann Whitney or Chi-squared as appropriate. A p value of less than 0.05 was considered significant.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Surgical Wound Infection

Intervention

Primary Closure, Vacuum Assisted Closure, Delayed Primary Closure

Location

Escuela Nacional de Medicina, Tecnologico de Monterrey
Monterrey
Nuevo Leon
Mexico
76140

Status

Completed

Source

Tecnologico de Monterrey

Results (where available)

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