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Table 2 Complications and post-operative mortality

From: Complex proximal femoral fractures in the elderly managed by reconstruction nailing – complications & outcomes: a retrospective analysis

Patients Surgical time (min) Intra-op Complications Post-op complications Mortality <6 months
1 65 Nil Nil Alive
2 113 Nil Nil Alive
3 103 Nil Nil Alive
4 140 Nil Excision of prominent fragment Alive
5 89 Nil Nil Alive
6 85 Nil Nil Alive
7 130 Fracture medial cortex femur Nil Died 2 weeks post-op
8 167 Nil Nil Alive
9 255 Difficult access to piriformis Nil Alive
10 91 Nil Nil Alive
11 155 Bleeding Nil Alive
12 244 Distal locking not possible Deep vein thrombosis Alive
13 92 Difficult access to piriformis Wound infection Alive
14 160 Nil Nil Alive
15 113 Nil Nil Died 10 weeks post-op
16 141 Open reduction Nil Alive
17 89 Nil Nil Died 8 weeks post-op
18 90 1 proximal screw Nil Alive
19 140 Cerclage for comminution Nil Alive
20 189 Nil Post-op ileus Alive
21 86 Nil Distal screw backout Alive
22 126 Difficult access to piriformis Renal failure, death Died 10 days post-op
23 185 Open reduction Nil Alive
24 182 Nil Nil Alive
25 96 MI Death 2 hours post-op Died 2 hours post-op
26 104 Nil Deep vein thrombosis Alive
27 129 Nil Proximal screw backout, wound infection Alive
28 170 Open reduction Non-union, implant frature Alive
29 135 Nil Nil Alive
30 141 Varus reduction Fracture displacement Alive
31 119 Nil Nil Alive
32 145 Nil Nil Alive
33 98 Nil Nil Alive
34 165 Nil Post-op LVF & death Died 1 day post-op
35 140 Nil Post-op death Died 1 week post-op
36 132 Nil Excision of prominent fragment Died 3 months post-op
37 114 Nil Proximal screw backout Alive
38 88 Nil Unicortical fracture around nail Alive
39 160 Nil Wound infection Alive
40 143 Varus reduction Nil Alive
41 130 Open reduction Proximal screw migration Alive
42 91 Nil Nil Alive