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Table 9 Factors defining classification of Grade 3 contaminated abdominal wall hernias *

From: Delayed primary closure of contaminated abdominal wall defects with non-crosslinked porcine acellular dermal matrix compared with conventional staged repair: a retrospective study

  Group 1 Group 2
Violation of the intestinal tract 10 11
Stoma present 8 7
History of mesh infection 1 0
Existing open wound 8 8
  1. *Some patients presented with more than one factor.