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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of randomised and non-randomised patients

From: Tranexamic acid alters the immunophenotype of phagocytes after lower limb surgery

Characteristics (randomised patients) Placebo (n = 4) TXA (n = 5) p value (Mann-Whitney U Test)
n % n %
Female sex 1 25 4 80 0.21
Hip replacement 3 75 3 60 > 0.99
Infection within 30 days 0 0 0 0
Diabetes mellitus 0 0 0 0
Age (a, mean ± SEM) 68.8 ± 4.1 61.6 ± 1.2 0.21
Characteristics (non-randomised patients) All TXA (n = 10)  
n %
Female sex 7 70
Hip replacement 7 70
Infection within 30 days 1 10
Diabetes mellitus 1 10
Age (a, mean ± SEM) 62.1 ± 3.1