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Table 2 Microbiological wound swab cultures

From: Unilateral or bilateral V-Y fasciocutaneous flaps for the coverage of soft tissue defects following total knee arthroplasty

Patients Age Sex Overweight Diabetes Other Diseases Wound cultures
1 70 F Yes No HT negative
2 74 F Yes No   negative
3 76 F Yes No   negative
4 74 F Yes Yes HT, RA negative
5 76 F Yes Yes HT negative
6 47 F Yes No   negative
7 73 F Yes No HT negative
8 69 F Yes No HT Staphylococcus Aureus
9 69 F Yes No   Staphylococcus Heamolyticus, Enterococcus Faecium, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa
10 74 F Yes No Heavy Smoker Staphylococcus Aureus, Enterococcus Avium and Faecium, Corynobacterium Striatum
11 53 M No No HT, RA Staphylococcus Epidermidis
12 63 F Yes Yes   Candida
13 73 F Yes Yes HT, Smoker Enterococcus Faecium
14 71 F Yes No   Negative
15 75 F Yes No   Negative
16 70 F Yes No   Negative
  1. HT, Hypertension; RA, Reumatoid Arthritis