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Table 4 Results of both groups

From: The use of tissue adhesive as an adjunct to wound closure in knee arthroplasty does not reduce wound ooze

Group/parameter Group 1 (tissue adhesive) Group 2 (non- tissue adhesive) Significance (P value)
Mean operative time (min) 93 90 Chi-square test. No significant difference between the groups
Wound ooze (%)
 Median    
  Day 1 5% 50% 0.019
  Day 2 0% 10%
Length of stay (days)
 Median 4 4 0.960
 Range 3–7 2–6
Dressing changes (total)
 Median 0 1 0.112
 Range 0–8 0–5
Prolonged ooze
(> 72 h)
4 (19%) 8 (36%) Chi-square test. No significant difference between the groups
Delayed discharge
(≥ 5 days)
8 (38%) 6 (27%) Not appropriate to analyze
For ooze 3 (14%) 3 (13.5%)  
Physiotherapy/occupational therapy issues 5 (24%) 3 (13.5%)