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Table 3 Trauma and Non-Trauma Related Interventions

From: Surgical care for the direct and indirect victims of violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Trauma N (%) Non-Trauma N (%)
Wound Debridement 206 (30) Cesarean section 1304 (60)
Dressing Changes under Sedation 184 (27) Suturing, I and D, Circumcision 237 (11)
Suturing, Incision and Drainage 126 (19) Tubal ligation/Dilation and curretage 113 (5)
Fracture Reductions 64 (9) Dressing Changes under Sedation 112 (5)
Abdominal Surgery/Bowel Resection 21 (3) Abdominal Surgery* 97 (4)
Amputations 20 (3) Wound Debridments 94 (4)
Skin Grafts 17 (2) Minor Surgery** 81 (4)
Other 43 (6) Other 76 (3)
Total 681 (100) Total 2188 (100)
  1. *Bowel resections, appendectomies, removal of tumors
  2. **Herniorraphy, Hydrocele repair, hemmorrhoid surgery