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Table 2 Methods of temporary abdominal closure (TAC)

From: Abdominal damage control surgery and reconstruction: world society of emergency surgery position paper

Method of TAC Primary closure rate Mortality rate Enterocutaneous fistula rate
Bogota Bag/Silo [14, 3136] 12.2-82% 19-58.4% 0-14.4%
Mesh/Wittman Patch [19, 42, 51, 54, 55, 58] 18-93% 7.7-43% 0-26%
Vacuum Assisted Closure Device [38, 39, 41, 44, 45] 31-100% 14-44% 1.2-15%