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Table 2 Fresh and fixed cadavers injury analysis

From: Ultra percutaneous dilation tracheotomy vs mini open tracheotomy. A comparison of tracheal damage in fresh cadaver specimens

Injury Fresh cadaver Fixed cadavers
PDT (n = 10) Open (n = 10) p-value PDT (n = 9) Open (n = 7) p-value
Mucosal injury 5 0 0.043 7 0 <0.008
Cartilage injury 5 0 0.043 8 1 >0.012