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Table 4 TAWD classification system (Dennis et al. [2])

From: Timing of repair and mesh use in traumatic abdominal wall defects: a systematic review and meta-analysis of current literature

TAWH classification system
Grade I Subcutaneous tissue contusion
Grade II Abdominal wall muscle hematoma
Grade III Single abdominal muscle disruption
Grade IV Complete abdominal wall muscle disruption
Grade V Complete abdominal wall muscle disruption with herniation of abdominal contents
Grade VI Open herniation (evisceration)