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Table 2 Postoperative complication rates of impaired wound healing and deep infection

From: Do we need antibiotic prophylaxis in endoscopic inguinal hernia repair? Results of the Herniamed Registry

Unadjusted analysis Antibiotic prophylaxis No antibiotic prophylaxis p value
Postoperative complications
Impaired wound healing
 Yes 123 (0.20 %) 73 (0.30 %)  
 No 60,708 (99.80 %) 24,129 (99.70 %) 0.009
Deep infection
 Yes 71 (0.12 %) 48 (0.20 %)  
 No 60,760 (99.88 %) 24,154 (99.80 %) 0.006