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Table 2 Complications

From: Safety of total hip arthroplasty for femoral neck fractures using the direct anterior approach: a retrospective observational study in 86 elderly patients

Kind of complications n = 20 (23.2 %) Need for reoperation n = 19 (22.0 %) Way the complication was handled
  - Femoral shaft fracture 4 (4.6 %) 4 (4.6 %) cerclage, cemented stem
  - Calcar fracture 1 (1.2 %) 1 (1.2 %) change of approach
  - Dislocation 2 (2.3 %) 2 (2.3 %) closed reduction
  - Sintering 1 (1.2 %) 1 (1.2 %) larger neck size
  - Periprosthetic fracture 6 (6.9 %) 6 (6.9 %) plate osteosynthesis, cerclage, cemented stem, augmentation, total exchange
  - Cup displacement 1 (1.2 %) 1 (1.2 %) cemented cup
  - Infection 2 (2.3 %) 2 (2.3 %) exchange of head & inlay
  - Hematoma 3 (3.5 %) 2 (2.3 %) lavage, punction
  - Thrombosis (%) 0 (0.0 %) 0 (0.0 %) -
  - Pulmonary embolism (%) 0 (0.0 %) 0 (0.0 %) -
  1. All results were reported as median (25th-75th percentile)