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Healing Initial of Appendectomy Infection Wounds With Aggressive Washing Method

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Iraj Feizi 1 , Iraj Poorfarzan 1 , * , Bita Shahbazzadegan 1

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1 Ardabil University of Medical Sciences, Ardabil, IR Iran

How to Cite: Feizi I, Poorfarzan I, Shahbazzadegan B. Healing Initial of Appendectomy Infection Wounds With Aggressive Washing Method, Iran Red Crescent Med J. Online ahead of Print ; 15(9):786-8. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.6552.

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Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: 15 (9); 786-8
Published Online: September 4, 2013
Article Type: Research Article
Received: May 27, 2012
Accepted: May 19, 2013
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Abstract

Background: Appendicitis is one of the most common causes of mortality, despite medical advances it continues to be a major problem.

Objectives: The main goal of this study was healing initial of appendectomy infection wounds with washing method.

Patients and Methods: This study is a semiexperimental investigation which was performed on 300 patients with perforated appendicitis and infected ulcers who were selected randomly during 2001-2005. Patients were investigated with aggressive washing and primary repair, and necessary data was collected and analyzed.

Results: From all patients, 284 were improved, and 16 cases were complicated, from them 10 patients in the first week, 4 patients in the second week, and 2 patients in the third week had ulcer infection.

Conclusions: The results showed that aggressive washing method is an effective technique in patients with perforated appendicitis and wound infection.

Keywords

Wound Infection Appendectomy Appendicitis

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