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Table 2 Patient risk factors / Comorbidities

From: The application of close incisional negative pressure wound therapy in revision arthroplasty among asian patients: a comparative study

  ciNPWT   Control   P-value
Number of patients % Number of patients %
Total Number 36   48   
Risk Factors
  Prior Joint Infection 23 63.9 20 41.7 0.050
  ASA ≥ 3 21 58.3 29 60.4 0.847
  Diabetes Mellitus 12 33.3 10 20.8 0.197
  Smoker 12 33.3 11 22.9 0.289
  Cardiovascular Disease: IHD / Heart Failure / CABG / PCI before 10 27.8 12 25.0 0.774
  Obesity (BMI ≥ 30) 9 25.0 10 20.8 0.651
  Active Cancer / Previous Cancer with RT to surgical site 4 11.1 8 16.7 0.471
  Pre-operative Albumin ≤ 30 4 11.1 2 4.2 0.395
  Liver Disease 2 5.7 1 2.1 0.570
  Renal Failure 2 5.6 2 4.2 1.000
  Active Infection / Sepsis 2 5.6 3 6.3 1.000
  Depression / Schizophrenia 2 5.6 1 2.1 0.574
  Deep Vein Thrombosis 1 2.8 1 2.1 1.000
  B12 Deficiency Anaemia 1 2.8 1 2.1 0.676
  Current use of corticosteroid / Immunosuppressant 0 0 2 4.2 0.504
  1. BMI Body Mass index, RT Radiotherapy, IHD Ischaemic Heart Disease, CABG Coronary artery bypass graft, PCI Percutaneous coronary intervention, ASA American Society of anesthesiologists