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Table 4 Comparison of the incidence of DVT between groups A and B

From: Does intraoperative mechanical prophylaxis prevent venous thromboembolism in total knee arthroplasty? – effectiveness of passive-assisted ankle motion in surgical/non-surgical side

  Group A (n = 53) Group B (n = 24) P-value
Postoperative US examination (days) 4.1 ± 1.4 3.6 ± 1.6 0.16
Prevalence (%) (number of patients [knees]) Distal DVT 45.3 (24/53) 70.8 (17/24) 0.05
Proximal DVT 1.9 (1/53) 0 (0/24) 1.00
Bilateral DVT 13.2 (7/53) 25.0 (6/24) 0.21
Surgical-side DVT 22.6 (12/53) 41.7 (10/24) 0.11
Non-surgical-side DVT 11.3 (6/53) 4.2 (1/24) 0.42