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Table 4 Venous thromboembolism (VTE) events incidence

From: Incidence of venous thromboembolism and bleeding events in patients with lower extremity orthopedic surgery: a retrospective analysis of a Japanese healthcare database

Type of surgery   TKA   THA   HFS Rupture of Achilles tendon Simple fracture of lower extremities
n = 5023   n = 3856 n = 20,991 n = 572 n = 6639
  n % 95% CI n % 95% CI n % 95% CI n % 95% CI n % 95% CI
PTE events 8 0.2 0.0–0.3 6 0.2 0.0–0.3 29 0.1 0.1–0.2 0 3 0.0 0.0–0.1
DVT events 65 1.3 1.0–1.6 33 0.9 0.6–1.1 93 0.4 0.4–0.5 0 20 0.3 0.2–0.4
Any VTE events 68 1.4 1.0–1.7 36 0.9 0.6–1.2 102 0.5 0.4–0.6 0 20 0.3 0.2–0.4
  1. Other abbreviations are the same as Table 1
  2. PTE pulmonary thromboembolism, DVT deep venous thrombosis