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Table 2 Data regarding the causes for delaying the operation for more than 48 h

From: The effect of ‘Out of hours surgery Service’ in Israel on hip fracture fixation outcomes: a retrospective analysis

Cause of the delay Number of Patients
Pre-OHSS
(N = 100)
Post-OHSS
(N = 48)
Coagulation problem 12 15
Deterioration in cardiac status 8 8
Fever 2 3
Respiratory deterioration 2 1
Acute renal failure 1 1
New onset atrial fibrillation 0 2
Anemia 1 0
New onset neurologic symptoms 1 2
Operating room is not available 57 2
No explanation in the file 16 14