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Table 5 THA

From: Haemoglobin and transfusions in elderly patients with hip fractures: the effect of a dedicated orthogeriatrician

THA Pre-O group Post-O group P value
Number of patients 8 17  
Age (mean; SD; range) 74 (7.38; from 63 to 87) 72 (9.5; from 53 to 93) 0.6
Sex 2 M; 6 F 6 M; 11 F  
Hb - admission (mg/dL; SD; range) 13.52 (0.94; 11.5 to 14.7) 12.94 (1.68; 10.3 to 15.8) 0.4
Hb 24 h post-surgery (mg/dL; SD; range) 10.62 (0.61; 10 to 11.6) 10.16 (1.35; 7.8 to 12.6) 0.4
Hb - discharge (mg/dL; SD; range) 10.23 (0.68; 9.5 to 11.8) 10.36 (1.37; 8.7 to 14.5) 0.8
Hb - lowest peak (mean; SD; range) 8.57 (0.58; 7.7 to 9.3) 8.1 (0.86; 6.4 to 9.7) 0.2
Post-surgery lowest peak day (mean; SD; range) 3.17 (1.6; 2 to 6) 2.87 (1.75; 0 to 11) 0.7
Total transfusions 9 31  
Transfusions per patient (mean; SD; range) 1.12 (0.64; 0 to 2) 1.82 (1.42; 0 to 5) 0.2
Length of stay (mean; SD; range) 10.71 (2.42; 9 to 16) 13.76 (6.8; 7 to 34) 0.2
Pre-op day (mean; SD; range) 1.42 (0.53; 1 to 2) 2.64 (1.65; 1 to 7) 0.06
Post-op day (mean; SD; range) 9.28 (2.28; 7 to 14) 11.12 (6.2; 5 to 27) 0.4