Table 7

Comparison of study groups with respect to postoperative complications and adverse events

Outcome characteristicAntibiotic
prophylaxis (n=73)
Control group (n=69)P values
ComplicationsP=0.364*
 Nonen=70 (95.9%)n=68 (98.6%)
 Bleeding postoperativelyn=2 (2.7%)n=0
 Flap necrosisn=0n=1 (1.4%)
 Wound dehiscencen=1 (1.4%)n=0
Adverse eventsP=0.871*
 Nonen=71 (97.3%)n=68 (98.6%)
 Nausean=1 (1.4%)n=1 (1.4%)
 Diarrhoean=1 (1.4%)n=0
  • *P values are results of Fisher’s exact test.