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Table 2 Outcomes divided for indication to open abdomen treatment

From: IROA: International Register of Open Abdomen, preliminary results

Indication No. of patients [n(%)] Age [mean(SD)] Male gender [%] No. of dressing [n(SD)] Days of open abdomen [n(SD)] Definitive closure [%] Fascia closure [%] Complications during treatment [%] Fistula [%] Mortality during open [%]
Peritonitis 178 (48.7%) 61.9 (14.6) 49.3 0.9 (1.4) 5.2 (4.0) 79.9 59.3 43.2 14.4 20.1
Pancreatitis 14 (4.2%) 60.9 (15.3) 69.2 2.1 (2.2) 12.1 (7.1) 76.9 53.8 53.8 7.7 23.1
Ischemia 32 (9.1%) 69.8 (11.9) 57.1 0.9 (0.9) 5.7 (3.4) 92.9 78.6 39.3 14.3 7.1
Vascular emergencies and hemorrhage 44 (9.4%) 64.6 (12.6) 41.4 0.4 (0.8) 3.7 (3.4) 88.5 72.4 23.1 0.0 11.5
Post-operative ACS 13 (3.9%) 46.8 (20.1) 25.0 0.4 (0.7) 3.9 (2.6) 66.7 50.0 58.3 8.3 33.3
Trauma 74 (20.5%) 39.5 (18.3) 79.4 0.9 (1.6) 5.4 (6.2) 86.4 73.0 20.3 6.8 13.6
Other 14 (4.2%) 57.3 (19.3) 53.8 1.4 (1.8) 5.9 (5.5) 75.0 46.2 41.7 8.3 25.0