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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Table 1 Distribution of operations within the two considered groups

From: Decolonization of orthopedic surgical team S. aureus carriers: impact on surgical-site infections

  Pretreatment Posttreatment
Number Percentage (%) Number Percentage (%)
Hip-knee prosthesis 40 4 13 4.3
Shoulder-knee arthroscopy 515 51.5 167 55.7
Foot surgery 69 6.9 26 8.7
Hand surgery 210 21 67 22.3
Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction 61 6.1 20 6.7
Other 105 10.5 7 2.3
Total 1,000   300  
  1. Values are expressed as approximate number and as percentage. Groups are equivalent in composition