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Table 3 Closure versus non-closure of the peritoneum

From: The CORONIS Trial. International study of caesarean section surgical techniques: a randomised fractional, factorial trial

Study n Infection Blood loss Health service use Other outcomes
   Outcome Result Outcome Result Outcome Result Outcome Result
Cochrane review 13 1,811 Postoperative fever (n = 874) (RR) 0.66 (0.46, 0.95)    Operating Time (n = 974) (WMD) -7.33 (-8.43, -6.24) min Analgesic dose required (n = 393) (WMD) -0.29 (-0.69, 0.12)
   Endometritis (n = 474) (RR) 1.30 (0.62, 2.71)    Postoperative days in Hospital (n = 974) (WMD) -0.39 (-0.51, -0.28)   
   Wound infection (n = 534) (RR) 0.60 (0.29,1.21)