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Table 5 Subgroup analysis of stab wounds and gunshot wounds managed by non-operative management

From: Penetrating renal injuries: an observational study of non-operative management and the impact of opening Gerota’s fascia

Outcome measure Stab (n = 68) GSW (n = 82) NOM of Stab versus GSW p-value
OM (12) NOM (56) p-value OM (55) NOM (27) p-value
Mortality (%) 8.3 0.0 0.17 16.4 0.0 0.026 1.0
Median LOS (days) 5.0 3.0 0.045 9.0 5.0 0.046 0.018
Mean ICU LOS (days) 3.0 1.0 4.0 12.0
Mean Ventilated Days (days) 2.0 0.0 3.4 2
Overall complication (%) 50.0 12.5 0.003 63.6 18.5 0.0001 0.53
Clavien-Dindo III/IV (%) 25.0 7.1 0.10 34.5 11.1 0.033 0.54
Readmission Rate (%) 16.7 8.9 0.60 9.1 7.4 0.80 0.90
  1. LOS Length of stay, GSW Gunshot wound, OM Operative management, NOM Non-operative management