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Table 3 Patients’ characteristics

From: The use of tissue adhesive as an adjunct to wound closure in knee arthroplasty does not reduce wound ooze

Group/parameter Group 1 (tissue adhesive) n = 21 Group 2 (non-tissue adhesive)
n = 22
Age (years)
 Mean 72.2 70.5
 Range 54–89 50–95
Gender
 Male 11 8
 Female 10 14
BMI
 Median 31.3 30.8
ASA
 I 0 2
 II 12 12
 III 9 8
Side
 Right 14 13
 Left 7 9
Surgery
 Primary 17 19
 Revision 4 3
Diagnosis
 OA 17 18
 Inflammatory, e.g., RA 0 1
 Other, e.g., revision 4 3
Co-morbidities
 Anticoagulation 4 2
 Diabetes 3 1
  1. ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists, BMI body mass index, OA osteoarthritis, RA rheumatoid arthritis