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Modified midline abdominal wound closure technique in complicated/high risk laparotomies.

  title={Modified midline abdominal wound closure technique in complicated/high risk laparotomies.},
  author={Badar Murtaza and Naser Ali Khan and Muhammad Ashraf Sharif and Imran Bashir Malik and Asad Ullah Mahmood},
  journal={Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP},
  volume={20 1},
OBJECTIVE To assess the local wound complications in complicated/ high risk laparotomies in terms of wound dehiscence and incisional hernia formation with a modified technique of midline abdominal wound closure. STUDY DESIGN Quasi-experimental study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY Department of General Surgery, Combined Military Hospital, Bahawal Nagar Cantonment, May 2006 to June 2008. METHODOLOGY Cases of complicated/high risk abdominal conditions, which required laparotomy, were included… 

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