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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of surgical orthopaedic subjects

From: Thrombocytosis after hip and knee surgery in the rehabilitation setting: is it an occasional phenomenon? Relationship with deep venous thrombosis and functional outcome

  Patients <= 75 y >75 y
Number 142 60 82
Age 77.2 (10.7) 66.9 (6.2) 84.7 (6.0)
Male 36 15 21
Female 106 45 61
CIRS 1.96 (1.07) 1.6 (1.2) 2.1 (0.9)
Type of surgery    
THA 76 25 51
TKA 26 17 9
Internal fixation 40 12 38
Hip fracture 74 22 52
Hip arthritis 42 22 20
Knee arthritis 26 17 9
Time from surgery 7 (2)   
Length of stay 35.7 (8.2) 29.5 (5.7) 39.7 (7.1)
Infections*/dead 3/1 - 3/1
  1. Legend: CIRS = Cumulative Illness Rating Scale; THA = total hip arthroplasty; TKA = total knee arthroplasty. Standard deviation is reported in brackets; *pulmonary infections.