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Wound infection following partially contaminated wounds: effects of delayed primary closure of skin and subcutaneous tissue.
The study included 86 patients, 43 in the primary closure (PC) and 43 in delayed primary closure (DPC) groups.
Temporary closure aims to prevent abdominal compartment syndrome and should facilitate delayed primary closure.
The ABRA Abdominal Wall Closure System is part of the line of Canica Dynamic Wound Closure Systems, which allows users to control domain and achieve delayed primary closure of retracted wounds in normal-sized and Bariatric patients.
To perform a delayed primary closure, clean the wound, debride it, fill it with sterile mesh gauze, and leave it for 4-5 days.