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Table 1 The incidence of DVT in pelvic and acetabular fractures

From: Incidence and risk factors of preoperative deep venous thrombosis following pelvic and acetabular fractures: a retrospective case–control study

Classification No. (%) of patients No. (%) of DVT
Pelvic fractures 291 (47.9%) 36 (43.9%)
Simple 159 (26.2%) 16 (19.5%)
Complex 132 (21.7%) 20 (24.4%)
Acetabular fractures 316 (52.1%) 47 (57.3%)
APC 98 (16.1%) 11 (13.4%)
LC 189 (31.1%) 19 (23.2%)
VS 20 (3.3%) 12 (14.6%)
CM 9 (1.5%) 5 (6.1%)
Total 607 (100%) 82 (100%)
  1. APC, anterior–posterior compression; LC, lateral compression; VS, vertical shear; CM, combined mechanism