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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.
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.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Surgical Wound Infection
Primary Closure, Vacuum Assisted Closure, Delayed Primary Closure
Escuela Nacional de Medicina, Tecnologico de Monterrey
Tecnologico de Monterrey
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-01-08T10:23:22-0500
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