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Table 4 Early postoperative complications according to preoperative use of low-dose acetylsalicylic acid (LdAA)

From: Bleeding and first-year mortality following hip fracture surgery and preoperative use of low-dose acetylsalicylic acid: an observational cohort study

Events LdAA No LdAA P value
  (n = 118) (n = 137)  
Cardiovascular 8 (6.8) 5 (3.6) 0.26
Cerebrovascular 2 (1.7) 0 (0) 0.13
Thromboembolic 6 (5.1) 1 (0.7) 0.03
Pulmonary infection 12 (10.2) 8 (5.8) 0.20
Lower urinary tract infection 23 (19.5) 25 (18.2) 0.80
Wound related 7 (5.9) 9 (6.6) 0.83
Reoperation 1 (0.8) 2 (1.5) 0.65
Other serious * 2 (1.7) 7 (5.1) 0.14
Any complication 54 (45.8) 48 (35.0) 0.08
  1. * Kidney failure, gastrointestinal bleeding, septicemia (unknown origin), ileus, multiorgan failure, deep pressure ulcer.