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Table 2 Overall hand function on the Michigan Hand Questionnaire comparing negative and static pressure dressings. MHQ scored from 0 to 100 with 100 representing normal hand and wrist function

From: Donor site morbidity following radial forearm free flap reconstruction with split thickness skin grafts using negative pressure wound therapy

  SPD (SD) NPD (SD) Significance
(p value)
7 days 43.3 (28.5) 70.8 (22.7) 0.02
1 month 64.5 (16.6) 69.2 (17.7) 0.52
3 months 70.5 (15.2) 83.8 (17.3) 0.06
  1. SPD static pressure dressing, NPD negative pressure dressing, SD standard deviation