Dermatology Research and Practice / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Clinical Study

The Incidence and Risk Factors for Lower Limb Skin Graft Failure

Table 3

Analysis of success grafts versus failed grafts, data presented as ( , %) unless otherwise stated.

Graft success ( )Failure ( ) value

Age (median)79 years old78 years old0.908
Sex (male : female)21 : 278 : 140.753
Venous insufficiency 25 (52%)15 (60%)0.547
Ischemic heart disease 24 (50%)13 (59%)0.702
Diabetes11 (23%)8 (36%)0.374
Peripheral vascular disease20 (42%)16 (73%)0.030
Smoking7 (15%)5 (23%)0.605
BMI (median)30420.007
Bed rest32 (67%)16 (73%)0.829
Vacuum dressing30 (63%)19 (86%)0.093
Split thickness skin graft44 (92%)20 (91%)0.999
Immunosuppressants1 (2%)5 (22%)0.020
Acute operations7 (14.5%)4 (18%)0.951
Graft size (median)0.94 cm21.28 cm20.331