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Table 2 Patient characteristics and symptomatic DVT

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

Characteristics DVT(-)
n = 88
DVT(+)
n = 16
p-value
Age (years), mean (SD) 66.9 (12.5) 73.8 (5.4) 0.04
Gender (male/female) 16/72 1/15 0.24
BMI (Kg/m2), mean (SD) 24.9 (4.4) 25.7 (4.1) 0.42
Metabolic diseases, n(%) 36 (40.9) 7 (43.8) 0.83
   Hypertension    
   Diabetes    
   Hyperlipidemia    
History of thrombosis 0 1 (6.3) -
TKA/THA 46/42 10/6 0.08
Primary diseases 16/72 2/14 0.54
(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.