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Table 1 Complication requiring readmission

From: The effect of surgical approach on early complications of total hip arthroplasty

  Anterior (n = 949) Lateral (n = 618) Posterior (n = 870) p value1 Total (n = 2437)
Peri-prosthetic Fracture 13 (1.4%) 9 (1.5%) 7 (0.8%) .43 29 (1.2%)
Early stem subsidence 3 (0.3%) 1 (0.2%) 0 .31 4 (0.16%)
Dislocation 5 (0.5%) 1 (0.2%) 8 (0.9%) .17 14 (0.6%)
SSI 2 (0.2%) 4 (0.6%) 6 (0.7%) .24 12 (0.5%)
Haematoma 2 (0.2%) 1 (0.2%) 0 .48 3 (0.1%)
Venous thromboembolic event 3 (0.3%) 1 (0.2%) 3 (0.3%) .90 7 (0.3%)
Neurovascular injury 0 0 1 (0.1%) .61 1 (0.04%)
Cerebrovascular accident 1 (0.1%) 1 (0.2%) 0 .72 2 (0.08%)
Total per approach 29 (3.1%) 18 (2.9%) 25 (2.9%) .99 72 (3.0%)
  1. 1Fisher’s exact test for r (approach) by c (complication present/absent) tables