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Table 6 Risk factors for poor wound repair outcome [45]

From: Acute wound management: revisiting the approach to assessment, irrigation, and closure considerations

Immunosuppression Tissue ischemia Poor wound repair Wound factors
• Chemotherapeutic agents • Anemia • Connective tissue disorders • Contamination
• Chronic renal failure • Peripheral vascular disease • Elderly • Crush injuries
• Congenital immunodeficiencies • Vasculitis • Malnourished • Foreign bodies
• Diabetes    • Location
• Hematologic malignancies    • Tissue loss
• Steroids    
  1. Adapted from Tintinalli’s Emergency Medicine. Reprinted with permission from The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc