Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Distribution of SSI rates according to surgical procedures in the cohort of 1173 patients

From: Incidence and risk factors for surgical site infections in obstetric and gynecological surgeries from a teaching hospital in rural India

Surgical procedure Number (%) Mean SSI rate
Lower Segment Cesarean Section 239(20) 3.76
Vaginal hysterectomy 325(28) 11.6
Abdominal hysterectomy 237(20) 3.79
Radical hysterectomy 31(3) 9.03
Exploratory laparotomy 24(2) 4.16
Polypectomy 93(8) 3.22
Anterior colporrhaphy 8(1) 12.5
Dilatation and curettage 119(10) 0.84
Tubal ligation 18(1.5) -
Cervical biopsy 19(1.5) 5.26
Others 60(5) 1.66