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Table 4 Blood-loss and transfusions for all patients

From: Is fast reversal and early surgery (within 24 h) in patients on warfarin medication with trochanteric hip fractures safe? A case-control study

  Warfarin patients (n = 99) Control group (n = 99) P-value
Preoperative Hb (g/dL), mean (±SD) 12.8 (1.6) 12.3 (1.5) 0.03
Postoperative Hb (g/dL), mean (±SD) 10.4 (1.2) 9.9 (1.4) 0.06
Day 2–4 Hb (g/dL), mean (±SD) 10.7 (1.1) 10.7 (1.0) 0.7
Calculated blood loss (ml), mean (±SD) 1306 (960) 1285 (588) 0.5
Patients given preoperative transfusion, n (%) 5 (5.1) 1 (1.0) 0.2
Patients given intraoperative transfusion, n (%) 8 (8.1) 12 (12) 0.5
Patients given postoperative transfusion, n (%) 53 (54) 70 (71) 0.02
Patients given anya transfusion, n (%) 56 (57) 72 (73) 0.03
Transfusions per transfused patient, mean (±SD, range) 2.8 (2.8, 1–19) 2.8 (1.4, 1–8) 0.2
  1. aPatients given transfusion pre- and/or intra- and/or postoperative