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Table 3 Number of complications referring to age

From: Results of 167 consecutive cases of acetabular fractures using the Kocher-Langenbeck approach: a case series

  Patients
Up to 40 years Between 40 and 60 years At least 60 years
Number of patients 87 57 23
Infection 1 (1.1%) 3 (5.3%) 4 (17.4%)
Nerve damage 16 (18.4%) 7 (12.3%) 2 (8.7%)
Revision surgery 1 (1.1%) 4 (7.0%) 5 (21.7%)
THA 4 (4.6%) 6 (10.5%) 7 (30.4%)
AVN 2 (2.3%) 3 (5.3%) 4 (17.4%)
Postraumatic arthritis 9 (10.3%) 16 (28.1%) 11 (47.8%)
Hemorrhagic shock 11 (12.6%) 10 (17.5%) 5 (21.7%)
  1. Words and figures in italics indicate significant differences among the groups