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Clinical Study

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

Table 4

Comparison of histological parameters from day 0 to day 8 by Wilcoxon signed ranks test.

Stages of wound healingSaline wet to moistVAC
PositiveNegativeEqual valuePositiveNegativeEqual value

Inflammatory cells11040.00111220.003
Proliferative fibroblasts13020.00115000.001
Collagen formation14010.00115000.001
Fibrosis6090.0315000.001

value < 0.05.
Positive: ranks of day 8 > ranks of day 0.
Negative: ranks of day 8 < ranks of day 0.
Equal: ranks of day 8 is equal to ranks of day 0.

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