Table 1

Population Distribution based on the type of operation and SSI Incidence.

Type of operation

Frequency

Percent

SSI incidence

Percent


splenectomy

24

3

--

--

cholecystectomy

272

33.9

25

9.2

umbilical hernia

35

4.4

5

14.3

appendicitis

132

16.5

19

14.4

stomach cancer

58

7.2

23

39.7

Excision biopsy

15

1.9

--

--

laparotomy

142

17.7

25

17.6

cystectomy

9

1.1

4

44.4

colon cancer

24

3

14

58.3

colostomy

15

1.9

10

66.7

laparoscopy

18

2.2

--

--

abdominal mass

10

1.2

2

20

ileostomy

10

1.2

5

50

Intestinal adhesion

5

0.6

4

80

others

33

4.2

4

12.1

total

802

100

140

17.4


Razavi et al. BMC Surgery 2005 5:2   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-5-2

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