IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 12, December 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Dr. Amritanshu Saurabh, Dr.Neeti kapur
Background- Ileostomy closure is common surgical procedure done in most center across the globe. The aim of the study was to compare the purse string(PS) versus conventional linear closure(CLC) of ileostomy skin wounds in the incidence of Surgical Site Infection (SSI) following the stoma reversal. The secondary aim was to compare the cosmetic outcome following the two techniques, and also to identify other factors (such as duration of the operation and the postoperative stay, medication and complications) that might affect wound healing.