COMPARISON OF INCIDENCE OF STERNAL WOUND DEHISCENCE AFTER SIMPLE INTERRUPTED STERNAL CLOSURE VS FIGURE-OF-EIGHT STERNAL CLOSURE IN PATIENTS OF CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY

Authors

  • Muhammad Ashfaq Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology/National Institute of Heart Disease (AFIC/NIHD)/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Nasir Ali Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology/National Institute of Heart Disease (AFIC/NIHD)/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Asif Mahmood Janjua Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology/National Institute of Heart Disease (AFIC/NIHD)/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Naser Ali Khan Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology/National Institute of Heart Disease (AFIC/NIHD)/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Ali Gohar Zamir Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology/National Institute of Heart Disease (AFIC/NIHD)/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan
  • Rehana Javaid Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology/National Institute of Heart Disease (AFIC/NIHD)/National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) Rawalpindi Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51253/pafmj.v70iSuppl-4.6013

Keywords:

Coronary artery bypass graft, Dehiscence, Incidence, Sternal wound

Abstract

Objective: To compare the incidence of sternal wound dehiscence between simple interrupted vs. figure-of-eight sternal closure techniques for median sternotomy in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery.

Study Design: Comparative prospective, randomized control trial.

Place and Duration of Study: Study conducted at Department of Cardiac Surgery, Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology Rawalpindi, from Apr to Dec 2019.

Methodology: A total of 206 patients were included in study. These patients were divided into two groups; group “A”: cases which will undergo simple interrupted sternal wire closure technique (n1=103). Group “B”: cases which will undergo figure-of-eight sternal wire closure technique (n2 = 103).

Results: There were no statistical difference in the pre-operative data of the patients. The incidence of sternal wound dehiscence in simple interrupted closure was 6.79% while in figure of eight closure technique it was noted to be 1.94%. A statistically significant difference was noted in both the closure technique (p<0.05).

Conclusions: Figure-of-eight sternal wire closure technique provides better strength and stability to sternum along with reduced incidence of sternal wound dehiscence as compare to simple interrupted wire closure.

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Published

05-01-2021

How to Cite

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Ashfaq M, Ali N, Janjua AM, Khan NA, Zamir AG, Javaid R. COMPARISON OF INCIDENCE OF STERNAL WOUND DEHISCENCE AFTER SIMPLE INTERRUPTED STERNAL CLOSURE VS FIGURE-OF-EIGHT STERNAL CLOSURE IN PATIENTS OF CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFT SURGERY. Pak Armed Forces Med J [Internet]. 2021 Jan. 5 [cited 2024 May 23];70(Suppl-4):S726-30. Available from: https://pafmj.org/PAFMJ/article/view/6013

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