Table 3 : Comparison of clinical outcomes in Fournier’s gangrene to NSTI in other
locations.


  NSTI FG P-value

Time to diagnosis (days) 1.1 (0-19) 1.4 (0-6) 0.49
Time to first surgery (days) 1.5 (0-38) 1.7 (0-6) 0.45
Number of surgeries 3 (0-9) 4 (0-28) 0.01
LOS (days) 15.9 (2-56) 23.0 (3-101) 0.01
Mortality 24 21 0.82

FG: Fournier’s gangrene; NSTI: Necrotizing soft tissue infection other than Fournier’s;
LOS: length of stay

Dissanaike et al.Research Journal of Infectious Diseases  2015 3:1DOI : 10.7243/2052-5958-3-1