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Table 4 Causes and pattern of in-hospital mortality after hip fracture surgery

From: In-hospital mortality does not increase in patients aged over 85 years after hip fracture surgery. A retrospective observational study in a Japanese tertiary hospital

Causes Number of patients LOS (days)
Advanced cancer 6 64.8 ± 45.7
Aspiration pneumonia 5 19.4 ± 13.2
DVT/PE 1 12
CHF 1 25
Sepsis 1 10
  1. Abbreviations: LOS length of hospital stay after surgery, DVT deep vein thrombosis, PE pulmonary embolism, CHF congestive heart failure