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Table 3 Comparison of postoperative complications between the two groups

From: Topical tranexamic acid in elderly patients with femoral neck fractures treated with hemiarthroplasty: efficacy and safety? - a case-control study

  Control group (n = 72) Study group (n = 72) p-value
DVT 1 (1.4%) 3 (4.2%) 0.620
PE 0 1 (1.4%) 0.920
Delirium 23 (31.9%) 19 (26.4%) 0.463
Readmission 2 (2.8%) 1 (1.4%) >  0.99
In-hospital mortality 0 1 (1.4%) >  0.99
1-year mortality 4 (5.4%) 4 (5.4%) >  0.99
Medical complications 41 (56.9%) 23 (31.9%) 0.003
 Cardiovascular 7 3  
 Pulmonary 11 12  
 Cerebrovascular 3 0  
 Nephrologic 7 1  
 Urologic 10 5  
 Gastrointestinal 3 2  
Surgical complications 1 0 >  0.99
 Dislocation 1 0  
 PJI 0 0  
 Wound infection 0 0  
  1. DVT Deep vein thrombosis, PE Pulmonary embolism, PJI Periprosthetic joint injection
  2. Bold indicates a statistically significant value (< 0.05)