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Table 2 The incidence of different types of complications in the elderly and control groups

From: How well do elderly patients do after total knee arthroplasty in the era of fast-track surgery?

Type of complicationElderly patients (incidence, %)Control group (incidence, %)
Cerebrovascular accidents0.20
Cardiovascular events1.80.5
Deep vein thrombosis0.20
Intestinal obstruction0.70
Peri-prosthetic Joint Infection (PJI)1.13
Non-PJI sepsis0.40
Nerve palsy0.20
Medial collateral ligament injury0.20.5
Peptic ulcer0.40
Extensor mechanism injury00.5