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Table 7 Patients receiving hydroxyethyl starch

From: Low dose compared to variable dose Warfarin and to Fondaparinux as prophylaxis for thromboembolism after elective hip or knee replacement surgery; a randomized, prospective study

  Arm A Arm B Arm C A vs. B A vs C B vs C
  n out of total n out of total n out of total p-value p-value p-value
Hips 21 out of 53 (39.6 %) 18 out of 54 (33.3 %) 17 out of 52 (30.4 %) 0.500 0.461 0.944
Knees 1 out of 62 (12.5 %) 2 out of 63 (25 %) 5 out of 62 (62.5 %) 0.576 0.131 0.251
Total 22 out of 115 (19.1 %) 20 out of 117 (17.1 %) 22 out of 114 (19.3 %) 0.687 0.974 0.664