Plastic Surgery International / 2012 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Use and Indications of Human Acellular Dermis in Ventral Hernia Repair at a Community Hospital

Table 6

Comparisons of recurrence rates based on class of case and thickness of graft.

VariablesRecurrence No recurrence P value

Class
 Clean 78% 71% 0.4
 Clean-contaminated 22% 19%
 Contaminated 0% 10%
Removal Mesh/Infected0% 6% 0.5
Thickness
 Normal (<0.8 mm)81% 61% 0.06
 Intermediate (0.8–1.7 mm)4% 0%
 Ultrathick (>1.8 mm)15% 39%

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