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Table 6 Postoperative adverse events

From: Open versus minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion: a multi-center comparison of perioperative measures and clinical outcomes

Adverse events OS MIS
Bone fragment near upper sacral screw causing pain 1 0
Buttock hematoma 0 2
Cellulitis 1 3
Deep venous thrombosis 1 0
Facet pain 0 4
Fall 2 4
Hip pain requiring spinal cord stimulator 1 0
Iliotibial band pain 2 0
Leg pain 3 0
Lipoma in wound scar requiring surgical removal 1 0
Low back pain 0 1
Painful heterotopic ossification 2 0
Piriformis syndrome 0 2
Pneumothorax 1 0
Postoperative neuropathy 4 0
Pulmonary embolism 2 0
Scar pain requiring block 1 0
Screw loosening 1 0
Screw replacement misplacement 1 0
Strained buttock muscle 0 1
Trochanteric bursitis 4 2
Wound dehiscence 1 0
Wound infection 3 1
Wound seroma 2 0
Total 34 20