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Table 4 Trauma scores and complications

From: Safety in selective surgical exploration in penetrating neck trauma

  Selective approach (n = 130) Mandatory surgery (n = 31)  
ISS (mean) 17 26  
RTS (mean) 7.62 5.83  
Complications    p = 0.6
 Surgical site infection 2 2  
 Haematoma 1 1
 Wound dehiscence 2 0
 Laryngeal recurrent injury 1 0
 Pharyngoesophageal fistulae 0 1
Mortality 0 3 P = 0.06