International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019

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

Ashoka Chakravarthi.D | Ram Praveen.P

Abstract: 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 (

Keywords: Prophylactic Retention Sutures, Wound Dehiscence

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019,

Pages: 821 - 823

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