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Table 2 Values of each test at the scheduled time points

From: Natural progress of D-dimer following total joint arthroplasty: a baseline for the diagnosis of the early postoperative infection

POD THA TKA p value POD THA TKA p value POD THA TKA p value
(N = 38) (N = 27) (N = 38) (N = 27) (N = 38) (N = 27)
ESR_0 21.4 ± 17.4 19.6 ± 12.0 0.636 CRP_0 0.4 ± 0.4 0.3 ± 0.1 0.073 D-dimer_0 0.6 ± 0.4 0.4 ± 0.3 0.019
ESR_1 9.6 ± 10.3 7.3 ± 7.9 0.328 CRP_1 4.0 ± 2.1 3.7 ± 1.8 0.558 D-dimer_1 5.2 ± 4.9 3.9 ± 5.8 0.351
ESR_2 27.9 ± 15.5 18.0 ± 12.8 0.008 CRP_2 9.5 ± 4.4 10.2 ± 5.9 0.573 D-dimer_2 1.5 ± 1.0 1.3 ± 1.4 0.607
ESR_3 44.3 ± 18.9 35.1 ± 22.1 0.212 CRP_3 8.6 ± 4.4 10.5 ± 6.0 0.306 D-dimer_3 1.6 ± 0.5 1.9 ± 0.8 0.157
ESR_5 45.8 ± 19.6 44.3 ± 18.5 0.749 CRP_5 4.2 ± 3.0 4.2 ± 4.2 0.943 D-dimer_5 3.1 ± 1.2 1.7 ± 1.4 0
ESR_2W 30.6 ± 13.8 40.0 ± 18.3 0.022 CRP_2W 0.5 ± 0.6 1.2 ± 1.1 0.005 D-dimer_2W 3.7 ± 1.7 2.7 ± 3.0 0.13
ESR_6W 22.0 ± 14.7 28.4 ± 12.1 0.228 CRP_6W 0.3 ± 0.1 0.3 ± 0.0 0.125 D-dimer_6W 1.5 ± 2.4 1.8 ± 0.5 0.502