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Table 3 Management and outcome of patients

From: Clinical parameters and outcomes of necrotizing soft tissue infections secondary to gastrointestinal fistulas

Variable
Washing and drainage, n (%) 39 (100)
Multiple debridement (> 1), n (%) 17 (43.6)
Amputation, n (%) 2 (5.1)
Procedure, n (%)
 Open abdomen 8 (20.5)
 NPWT 33 (84.6)
 Hyperbaric oxygen 2 (5.1)
Source control< 48 h, n (%) 22 (56.4)
Wound closure, n (%)
 Local skin grafting 11 (28.2)
 Direct suture 17 (43.6)
Delayed abdominal reconstruction, n (%) 16 (41.0)
In-hospital stay, mean (SD) 43.7 ± 44.9
ICU stay, mean (SD) 19.7 ± 17.2
In-hospital mortality, n (%) 15 (38.5)
  1. Data are reported as number of patients (%) or mean ± SD. Abbreviations: NPWT Negative pressure wound therapy, ICU Intensive care unit