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Table 2 Complications of primary THR encountered until hospital discharge or requiring re-admission.

From: Revision and complication rates in 654 Exeter total hip replacements, with a maximum follow-up of 20 years

  Cases %
DVT and/or PE* 10 1.5%
Wound infection 3 0.5%
Wound rupture 2 0.3%
Nerve injury 7 1.1%
Dislocations 33 5.0%
Intraoperative fracture 1 0.2%
Cardiac or cerebrovascular incident 20 3.1%
Urinary tract infections 4 0.6%
Death 1 0.2%
Other 24 3.7%
Total 109 16.6%
  1. * DVT = deep venous thrombosis, PE = pulmonary embolism.