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Table 1 Patients characteristics

From: Clinical relevance of heparin-PF4 complex antibody in DVT after total joint replacement

  Type of surgery  
Characteristics THA(n = 60) TKA(n = 44) p-value
Age (years), mean (SD) 63.1(12.1) 74.6(7.9) < 0.01
Gender (male/female) 8/52 9/35 0.33
BMI (Kg/m2), mean (SD) 24.3(4.0) 25.9(4.7) 0.13
Metabolic diseases, n(%) 20(33.3%) 23(52.3%) 0.05
   Hypertension    
   Diabetes    
   Hyperlipidemia    
History of thrombosis 0 1(2.3%) -
Primary diseases 8/52 10/34 0.26
(RA/OA)    
  1. DVT, deep vein thrombosis; SD, standard deviation; BMI, body mass index;
  2. TKA, total knee arthroplasty; THA, total hip arthroplasty;
  3. RA, rheumatoid arthritis; OA, osteoarthritis.