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Table 4 Type of surgical procedures performed (N = 1348)

From: Injury characteristics and outcome of road traffic crash victims at Bugando Medical Centre in Northwestern Tanzania

Type of surgical procedure Frequency Percentage
Wound debridement 1095 81.2
Treatment of fractures 400 29.7
Craniotomy/burr holes 208 15.4
Exploratory laparotomy
Limb re-amputation
Skin grafting
112
34
22
8.3
25.2
16.3
Underwater seal drainage (UWSD) 20 1.5
Other surgical procedures 8 0.6