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Table 4 Adhesions

From: A-Part Gel, an adhesion prophylaxis for abdominal surgery: a randomized controlled phase I–II safety study [NCT00646412]

Adhesion rates along the scar (mean) (IIT; n = 60) A-Part-Gel (N = 30) Control (N = 30)
Day 14 after surgery# 0.663 0.572
90 % CI [0.538, 0.789] 90 % CI [0.448, 0.695]
Day 28 after surgery## 0.549 0.450
90 % CI [0.428, 0.670] 90 % CI [0.317, 0.548]
3 months after surgery### 0.432 0.253
90 % CI [0.298, 0.565] 90 % CI [0.145, 0.362]
3 months after surgery (video assessment)#### 0.437 0.280
90 % CI [0.246, 0.627] 90 % CI [0.100, 0.460]
Rate of patients experiencing adhesion (IIT; n = 60) A-Part-Gel (N = 30) Control (N = 30)
Day 14 after surgery# 0.852 0.793
90 % CI [0.629, 0.948] 90 % CI [0.632, 0.906]
Day 28 after surgery## 0.889 0.731
90 % CI [0.737, 0.969] 90 % CI [0.553, 0.866]
3 months after surgery### 0.720 0.591
90 % CI [0.538, 0.861] 90 % CI [0.395, 0.767]
3 months after surgery (video assessment)#### 0.686 0.533
90 % CI [0.452, 0.868] 90 % CI [0.300, 0.756]
  1. #Missing data: for 3 patients in A-Part Gel, 1 patient in control
  2. ##Missing data: for 3 patients in A-Part Gel, 4 patients in control
  3. ###Missing data: for 5 patients in A-Part Gel, 8 patients in control
  4. ####Missing data: for 14 patients in A-Part Gel and 15 patients in the control group