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Table 3 Type of bleeding according to type of anticoagulation in the 306 patients with documented bleeding [n (%)]

From: Falls in ED patients: do elderly patients on direct oral anticoagulants bleed less than those on vitamin K antagonists?

  VKA (n = 237) DOAC (n = 69) Total (n = 306)
Intracranial haemorrhage 160 (67.5) 42 (60.8) 202 (66.0)
 Epidural haemorrhage 4 (1.7) 1 (1.4) 5 (1.6)
 Subdural haemorrhage 115 (48.5) 25 (36.2) 140 (45.8)
 Intracerebral 19 (8.0) 7 (10.1) 26 (8.5)
 Subarachnoid 17 (7.2) 8 (11.6) 25 (8.2)
 Subarachnoid and subdural 16 (6.8) 6 (8.7) 22 (7.2)
 Subdural and intracerebral 6 (2.5) 1 (1.4) 7 (2.3)
 Subarachnoid and intracerebral 5 (2.1) 1 (1.4) 6 (2.0)
Abdominal bleeding 4 (1.7) 2 (2.9) 6 (2.0)
Thoracic bleeding 5 (2.1) 1 (1.4) 6 (2.0)
Arterial soft tissue haematoma 4 (1.7) 4 (5.8) 8 (2.6)
Venous soft tissue haematoma 37 (15.6) 9 (13.0) 46 (15.0)
Epistaxis 5 (2.1) 4 (5.8) 9 (2.9)
  1. Abbreviation: DOAC Direct oral anticoagulant, VKA Vitamin K antagonist