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Table 4 Complications and natural death during the follow-up of both groups

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
Complications (n, %) 11 (39.3%) 11 (44.0%) 0.728
 Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve palsy 0 2 (8.0%)  
 Loss of reduction 0 2 (8.0%)  
 Deep venous thrombosis 1 (3.6%) 1 (4.0%)  
 Superficial infection 0 1 (4.0%)  
 Heterotopic ossification 8 (28.6%) 4 (16.0%)  
  Grade I 3 2  
  Grade II 3 2  
  Grade III 2 0  
 Femoral head avascular necrosis 2 (7.1%) 0  
 Incisional hernia 0 1 (4.0%)  
Death (n, %) 1 (3.6%) 6 (24.0%) 0.043