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Prospective Study of Effect of Prophylactic Retention Sutures in Midline Laparotomy in High Risk Patient for Prevention of Wound Dehiscence

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.8, No. 2)

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Page : 821-823

Keywords : Prophylactic Retention Sutures; Wound Dehiscence;

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AIM AND OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY to assess the reduced rate of dehiscence in midline laparotomy using prophylactic retention sutures in high-risk patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 100 patients undergoing midline laparotomy within the inclusion criteria in General Surgery Department Of GovtRajaji Hospital for a period of 1 year. This divided into two categories and followed up and findings were collected. A central randomization was performed. wound dehiscence wound infection, pain on pod 1 pod3, pod 5, pod 7 were assessed. results were analysed using chi square test and paired t test RESULTS: only one patient in test group developed post operative wound dehiscence compared to 8in control group p value (

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