Impact of relationship between the stoma site and the primary incision on occurrence of laparotomy wound infection in contaminated or dirty wound operations in neonates

Patients were divided into two groups based on stoma location: at the primary incision or at another incision

Mikihiro Inoue; Keiichi Uchida; Yuka Nagano; Kohei Matsushita; Yuhki Koike; Kohei Otake; Yoshiki Okita; Yuji Toiyama; Toshimitsu Araki; Masato Kusunoki

2018

Scholarcy highlights

  • Patients were divided into two groups based on stoma location: at the primary incision or at another incision
  • One of 16 patients in the SI group and 2/23 patients in the DI group experienced superficial incisional SSI, with comparable SSI incidence between groups
  • The enterostomy location did not influence the incidence of laparotomy wound infection in this study, prospective studies are mandatory to fully assess the safety of enterostomy construction at the edge of the primary incision
  • All procedures performed in studies involving human participants were in accordance with the ethical standards of the institutional and/or national research committee and with the 1964 Helsinki declaration and its later amendments or comparable ethical standards
  • Written informed consent was obtained from all of patients or guardians enrolled in this study

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