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Table 3 Correlations of D-dimer levels and DVT

From: Plasma D-dimer is not useful in the prediction of deep vein thrombosis after total knee arthroplasty in patients using rivaroxaban for thromboprophylaxis

  DVT  
Variables Yes No p valuea
  (N = 29) (N = 171)  
Post-operative laboratory data:
 Pre-op D-dimer (mg/L) 0.5 (0.21–2.87) 0.5 (0.19–6.11) 0.97
 Post-op 4 h D-dimer (mg/L) 9.2 (2.45–35.13) 8.5 (1.4–35) 0.56
 Post-op day 1 D-dimer (mg/L) 8.2 (1.35–26.5) 5.6 (0.19–34.47) 0.26
 Post-op day 4 D-dimer (mg/L) 4.0 (1.66–9.81) 3.3 (0.74–9.4) 0.04
  1. The data are expressed as medians (min–max)
  2. aThe p values are expressed after Bonferroni corrections