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Table 7 Complication information

From: Older fusion-surgery age in congenital scoliosis patients is a risk factor for extended length of stay, more estimated blood loss, longer fused segments and higher medical costs: a retrospective study

Complication information
Total complications 13.2 % (n = 159)
 Complications in 0–3 year-old patients 8.7 % (12/138) p = 0.109
 Complications in > 3 year-old patients 13.8 % (147/1069)
Implantation-related complications 2.0 % (n = 23)
Adding-on and decompensation 2.0 % (n = 23)
Incision-related complications 1.3 % (n = 16)
Infections 1.1 % (n = 13)
Pleural effusion, hemothorax 3.3 % (n = 40)
Neurologic complications 2.0 % (n = 24)
CSF leakage 0.4 % (n = 5)