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Table 2 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics compared between patients who underwent FTS and those who underwent conventional THA.

From: Fast-track versus conventional surgery in relation to time of hospital discharge following total hip arthroplasty: a single-center prospective study

Variable Conventional FTS p value
n % n %
Sex Male 25 49 25 53.1 0.68
Female 26 51 22 46.8
Age range ≤ 49 years 13 25.4 15 32 0.70
50–59 years 17 33.3 16 34
≥ 60 years 21 41.1 16 34
ASA score Type I 27 52.9 24 51 0.85
Type 2 24 47.1 23 48.9
Hypertension 23 45 21 44.6 0.96
Diabetes type 2 12 23.5 13 27.6 0.63
Obesity 25 49 23 48.9 0.99
Side operated Right 24 47.1 17 36.1 < 0.001
Left 27 52.9 17 36.1
Both - - 13 27.6
Cementation Yes 27 52.9 24 51.1 0.44
No 16 31.3 19 40.4
Hybrid 8 15.6 4 8.5
Implant Brazilian brand 48 94.1 44 93.6 0.91
Foreign brand 3 5.9 3 6.3
Blood transfusion Yes 38 74.5 2 4.2 < 0.001
No 13 25.4 45 95.7
Intensive care unit Yes 37 72.5 1 2.1 < 0.001
No 14 27.4 46 97.8
Length of stay Up to 6 days 22 43.1 47 100 < 0.001
7 or more days 29 56.8 - -
  1. Significance level was taken to be p < 0.05