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Table 2 Demographic data and peri-operative outcomes (matched 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 = 12
Age (years)25 [19–53]34 [18–55]0.266
Sex (male)7 [58%]11 [92%]0.155
Mechanism (penetrating)4 [33%]4 [33%]1.000
Hollow viscus injury7 [58%]7 [58%]1.000
AAIS [IQR]16 [14]16 [14]1.000
ISS [IQR]29 [12]41 [30]0.128
Primary fascial closure12 [100%]2 [12%]< 0.001
OA duration (days)12.5 [6–34]30 [6–71]0.178
Surgeries to closure2 [1–6]4.5 [2–9]0.008
Ventilator duration (days)20 [10–45]34.5 [11–55]0.045
Tracheostomy8 [67%]10 [83%]0.640
Tracheostomy duration (days)15.5 [0–50]35 [0–66]0.017
ICU LOS (days)24 [14–61]36.5 [13–59]0.242
Total LOS (days)46 [22–121]63 [20–203]0.101
Delayed AWR1 [8%]7 [58%]0.027
EAF0 [0%]1 [8%]1.000
  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