Table 3

Complication rates in patients with and without re-excisions

ComplicationPatients without re-excision
n = 232
Patients with re-excision
n = 43
p value
Seroma/edema78 (33.6%)12 (27.9%)0.60
Wound infection26 (11.2%)10 (23.3%)0.046
Hematoma21 (9.1%)3 (7.0%)1.00
Delayed wound healing13 (5.6%)5 (11.6%)0.17