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Table 2 Baseline characteristics overall of FRI and of ARC. ARC, aseptic revision case; FRI, fracture-related infection

From: Sonication in the diagnosis of fracture-related infections (FRI)—a retrospective study on 230 retrieved implants

  Overall   FRI (n = 107)   ARC (n = 123)  
Age, years (median, [range]) 61 6-99 58 8–93 63 6–99
Sex, male (no., [%]) 119 51.7 61 57.0% 58 47.1
Age of implants, months (median, mean, [range]) 4; 19.9 0–540 6; 25.2 0–540 4; 15.3 0–348
Number of samples taken (mean, `range]) 2.45 1–8 2.51 1–8 2.40 1–8