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Table 1 Demographic data and peri-operative outcomes (whole cohort)

From: Management of Open Abdomen After Trauma Laparotomy: A Comparative Analysis of Dynamic Fascial Traction and Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Systems

 ABRANPWTp-value
n = 12n = 36
Age (years)25 [19–53]37 [18–77]0.027
Sex (male)7 [58%]32 [89%]0.032
Mechanism (penetrating)4 [33%]13 [36%]1.000
Hollow viscus injury7 [58%]16 [44%]0.511
AAIS [IQR]16 [14]16 [7]0.360
ISS [IQR]29 [12]36 [23]0.190
Primary fascial closure12 [100%]10 [28%] < 0.001
OA duration (days)12.5 [6–34]10 [3–150]0.482
Surgeries to closure2 [1–6]2.5 [1–26]0.023
Ventilator duration (days)20 [10–45]24.5 [3–69]0.219
Tracheostomy8 [67%]28 [78%]0.435
Tracheostomy duration (days)15.5 [0–50]36 [0–111]0.008
ICU LOS (days)24 [14–61]28 [6–98]0.617
Total LOS (days)46 [22–121]74 [14–264]0.055
Delayed AWR1 [8%]13 [36%]0.081
EAF0 [0%]5 [14%]0.312
  1. Bold values indicate statistical significance (p < 0.05)
  2. AAIS abdominal abbreviated injury score, ISS injury severity score, IQR interquartile range, OA open abdomen, ICU intensive care unit, LOS length of stay, AWR abdominal wall reconstruction, EAF entero-atmospheric fistula