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Table 5 Variations in LOS due to an infection (2014)

From: Prevalence and burden of orthopaedic implantable-device infections in Italy: a hospital-based national study

 Hospitalization without infectionHospitalization with infection
Procedure categoryN.Total LOSMedianIQRN.Total LOSMedianIQR
Primary hip replacement89,205895,6239.007.00–12.003781814.0012.00–25.00
Hip replacement revision608979,22810.007.00–15.00120321,64313.008.00–22.00
Other hip procedures100086427.004.00–11.000   
Primary knee replacement61,881478,9947.005.00–9.004259812.008.25–17.00
Knee replacement revision227822,5838.006.00–11.0073911,31711.008.00–18.00
Other knee procedures11512088.005.00–12.000   
Lower limb implantations (femur, tibia, feet)99,1691,054,6089.006.00–13.002041215.008.75–20.25
Lower limb revisions (femur, tibia, feet)27,04474,6781.001.00–3.0044840253.001.00–9.00
Other lower limb procedures1676983.001.00–5.000   
Higher limb implantations (shoulder, arm, hand)788261,8006.004.00–10.00181407.003.25–10.00
Higher limb revisions (shoulder, arm, hand)12,40224,5011.001.00–2.001386442.001.00–5.00
Other higher limb procedures13,30672,7333.002.00–6.007595.001.50–10.00
Generic musculoskeletal implantation57118411.006.00–24.0099129310.007.00–17.00
Generic musculoskeletal removal9814469.005.25–156589911.008.00–18.00
Other orthopaedic procedures994634,5371.001.00–3.0050338215.001.00–10.00
General procedures associated74013,18112.006.00–22.00189526,6029.003.00–19.00
Total331,3792,825,6447.004.00–11.00521472,0919.005.00–18.00
  1. LOS Length of Stay.
  2. IQR Interquartile Range.