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Table 3 Comparison of surgery details between patients with gout flare and without gout flare

From: Clinical characteristics and risk factors for gout flare during the postsurgical period

 Flare (n = 31)No flare (n = 39)P
Operation time (minutes)149.5 ± 87126.3 ± 107.30.332
Blood loss (mL)259.0 ± 479.9184.7 ± 342.90.453
Crystalloid (mL)894.2 ± 773.8733.3 ± 831.60.410
Colloid (mL)258.1 ± 350.7254.7 ± 507.40.975
Fluid intake during operation (mL)1152.3 ± 1039.3981.5 ± 1168.00.526
Transfusion, n (%)3 (9.7)4 (10.3)1.000
Surgical site  0.168
 Head and neck2 (6.5)7 (17.9) 
 Intracranial0 (0.0)2 (5.1) 
 Thoracic (heart and lung)2 (6.5)0 (0.0) 
 Gastrointestinal9 (29.0)5 (12.8) 
 Hepatobiliary3 (9.7)3 (7.7) 
 Vascular5 (16.1)3 (7.7) 
 Urinary track, kidney7 (22.6)10 (25.6) 
 Genital0 (0.0)3 (7.7) 
 Musculoskeletal3 (9.7)6 (15.4) 
Cancer surgery12 (38.7)9 (23.1)0.156