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Table 2 Operative parameters of both groups (n = 53)

From: Influence of age on results following surgery for displaced acetabular fractures in the elderly

Variable Young-old group (n = 28) Old-old group (n = 25) p-value
Operative approach    0.022
 Kocher-Langenbeck 7 4  
 Ilioinguinal 1 8  
 Kocher-Langenbeck + Ilioinguinal 20 13  
Mean operative time (min) 145 ± 53 110 ± 54 0.021
Mean bleeding amount (ml) 705 ± 308 591 ± 204 0.012
Quality of reduction    0.024
 Anatomic 19 9  
 Imperfect 7 12  
 Poor 2 4