Clinical Trial on the Incidence of Wound Infection and Patient Satisfaction After Stoma Closure: Comparison of Two Skin Closure Techniques

@inproceedings{Yoon2015ClinicalTO,
  title={Clinical Trial on the Incidence of Wound Infection and Patient Satisfaction After Stoma Closure: Comparison of Two Skin Closure Techniques},
  author={Sang Il Yoon and Sun Mi Bae and Hwan Namgung and Dong Guk Park},
  booktitle={Annals of coloproctology},
  year={2015}
}
PURPOSE Surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the most common complications that can occur after stoma closure. Reports have described differences in the incidence of wound infection depending on the skin closure technique, but there is no consensus on the ideal closure technique for a stoma wound. The aim of this study was to compare the incidence of SSI and the patient satisfaction between a circumferential purse-string approximation (CPA) and a primary linear closure (PC) of a stoma wound… CONTINUE READING

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