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Table 3 Distribution of patients according to surgical procedure performed

From: Paediatric injuries at Bugando Medical Centre in Northwestern Tanzania: a prospective review of 150 cases

Surgical procedure performed Frequency Percentage
Wound debridement 21 14.0
Treatment of fractures 26 17.3
Bronchoscopy ± foreign body removal 14 9.3
Esophagoscopy ± foreign body removal 32 21.3
Skin grafting 5 3.3
Amputation 2 1.3
Craniotomy 2 1.3
Margil’s foreign body removal 1 0.7