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:: Volume 7, Issue 4 (12-2018) ::
Int J Med Invest 2018, 7(4): 37-41 Back to browse issues page
Frequency of Wound Infection after Appendectomy
Majid Banei , Ali Karbasfroushan , Mohammad Ali Hesami , Rohollah Valizadeh , Samira Fattahi *
Department of Operating Room, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
Abstract:   (5924 Views)
Introduction: One of the risk factors for wound infection techniques, how and when to close the wound after surgery. Various methods have been proposed for closure this study, we studied the wound infection after appendectomy in 2015.
Methods: This study was a descriptive study in general surgery ward of Imam Reza Hospital during 2014-2015. The study population of 208 patients who were divided with a clinical diagnosis. The patients in four time of the third, seventh days, one and three months after surgery were followed in the surgeon's office.
Findings: In this study, 126 patients (60.7 %) were male and 81 patients (39.3%) were female. The overall average age was 10.53 ± 32.48 years. 4.9% of patient had infections and 95.1% had not infection.
Conclusion: According to the results, the prevalence of wound infection after is not in high level and it is recommended to keep lower using the precious sterilization and good antibiotic therapy.
Keywords: Appendectomy, Infection, Wound, Appendix
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Banei M, Karbasfroushan A, Hesami M A, Valizadeh R, Fattahi S. Frequency of Wound Infection after Appendectomy. Int J Med Invest 2018; 7 (4) :37-41
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