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Table 3 Complication frequency of dogs undergoing sterilisation surgery in 2015

From: Investigation of short-term surgical complications in a low-resource, high-volume dog sterilisation clinic in India

  Group A – 24 h monitoring Group B – 4 day monitoring
Complications n
(N = 1998)
Percent 95% CI n
(N = 200)
Percent 95% CI
Surgical (Any) 108 5.4 4.5–6.5 14 7.0 3.9–11.5
 Major surgical (required intervention) 56 2.8 2.1–3.6 3 1.5 3.1–4.3
 Minor surgical (observation only) 52 2.6 1.9–3.4 11 5.5 2.8–9.6
Surgical site related (post-operative) 54a 2.7 2.0–3.5 9 4.5 2.1–8.4
  1. (aN = 1996)