Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2009 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Postoperative Infectious Morbidities of Cesarean Delivery in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Infected Women

Table 3

Description of surgical procedures.

HIV-infectedHIV-negative -value

General10 (8.6%)30 (11.6%)NS
Regional106 (91.4%)229 (88.4%)NS
Skin Incision
Pfannenstiel104 (94.5%)215 (82.7%) .01
Midline6 (5.5%)45 (17.3%) .01
Uterine Incision
Low transverse 110 (95.7%)248 (94.7%)NS
Classical/low transverse 5 (4.3%) 14 (5.3%)NS
with vertical extension
Estimated blood loss (cc) NS
Operative time (min) NS

Data presented as mean ± standard deviation or number and percent.NS = Not significant.

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