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Table 2 Results of the comparison between the groups

From: Complications after direct anterior versus Watson-Jones approach in total hip arthroplasty: results from a matched pair analysis on 1408 patients

  DAA* Watson-Jones p value
Number of patients 396 396  
Non-compensated blood loss (mL) 387 (± 163) 405 (± 170) 0.126
Transfusion rate 23 (5.8%) 56 (14.1%) < 0.001
Total blood loss (mL) 450 (± 362) 469 (± 292) 0.400
Complication rate 48 (12.1%) 70 (17.6%) 0.018
Intraoperative fracture rate 2 (0.5%) 2 (0.5%) 0.688
Postoperative fracture rate 4 (1%) 2 (0.5%) 0.343
Overall fracture rate 6 (1.5%) 4 (1%) 0.376
Dislocation rate 9 (2.2%) 2 (0.5%) 0.032
Surgical site infection rate 1 (0.3%) 4 (1%) 0.162
  1. *DAA direct anterior approach