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Table 1 The characteristics and locations of DVT presented in patients included in the study

From: The incidence and risk factors of deep venous thrombosis in lower extremities following surgically treated femoral shaft fracture: a retrospective case-control study

Location of the postoperative DVTs No. (%) of thrombi (n = 84) No. (%) of patients (n = 48)
Proximal DVTs 18 (21.4%) 13 (27.1%)
 Common femoral vein 2 (2.4%)  
 Deep femoral vein 1 (1.2%)  
 Femoral vein 5 (6.0%)  
 Popliteal vein 10 (11.9%)  
Distal DVTs 66 (78.6%) 35 (72.9%)
 Posterior tibial vein 26 (31.0%)  
 Anterior tibial vein 1 (1.2%)  
 Peroneal vein 39 (46.4%)