Hematological post- operative complications in orthopedic surgery are commonly encountered phenomenons across the world. The mortality rate increases 2–3 times after infection. Hence; we planned the present study to assess various post-operative hematological complications occurring in patients undergoing orthopedic surgery.
Materials & methods: The present study included assessment of 100 patients who underwent orthopedic surgery. Data for the present study was obtained from the hospital administrative database. Complete demographic and clinical details of all the subjects were collected. All the post- operative data were separately recorded and analyzed in excel sheet. SPSS software version 17.0 was used for evaluation of results.
Results: A total of 100 subjects were included in the present study. The mean age of the subjects was 59.2 years. Spine surgery was the most commonly done surgical procedure in our study population, followed by knee and hip surgery. In total of 38 patients, post-operative hematological complications were seen.
Conclusion: Hematological complications do occur in significant proportion of subjects undergoing various types of orthopedic surgeries.