Advances in Orthopedics / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Clinical Study

Vacuum Assisted Closure Therapy versus Standard Wound Therapy for Open Musculoskeletal Injuries

Table 1

Decrease in wound size from day 0 to day 8.

Measurements (mm)VAC ( )Saline-wet-to-moist ( )

1–4.9 4 (26.66%)14 (93.33%)
5–9.9 1 (6.66%)0
10–14.9 4 (26.66%)1 (6.66%)
15–19.9 3 (20%)0
20–24.9 1 (6.66%)0
>252 (13.33%)0

Chi Square = 14.4, d.f = 5, = 0.013.

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