Wound dehiscence

Known as: Wound Disruption, Dehiscence Wound, Disruption of wound, unspecified 
Separation of the layers of a surgical wound; it may be partial and superficial only, or complete with disruption of all layers.
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
OBJECTIVES To investigate negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) to prevent wound dehiscence and infection after high-risk lower… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Several studies have been performed to identify risk factors for abdominal wound dehiscence. No risk model had yet been developed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND No long-term advantage of the laparoscopic approach has been demonstrated in colorectal surgery. This study compared… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
CONTEXT Although medical injuries are recognized as a major hazard in the health care system, little is known about their impact… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND Portions of the prospective, multi-institutional National Veterans Affairs Surgical Quality Improvement Program were… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
PURPOSE To identify patients who have high risk of wound dehiscence and who might benefit from the use of internal retention… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The effect of suture length to wound length ratio on the healing of midline laparotomy wounds closed with a continuous suture was… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Thirty-one abdominal fascial wound dehiscences occurred in 2,761 patients undergoing major abdominal surgery during a 5-year… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The incidence of fascial disruption after major abdominal operations is 1% to 3%, and dehiscence is associated with a mortality… (More)
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1979
1979
The occurrence of complete wound dehiscence is analyzed in a group of 4538 patients treated with abdominal surgery. All possible… (More)
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