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Table 4 Incidences of bleeding in patients receiving joint replacement

From: Venous thromboembolism after total joint arthroplasty: results from a Japanese multicenter cohort study

  TKA THA
n = 1,294 (%) n = 868 (%)
All bleeding events, n (%) 46/1,294 (3.6) 31/868 (3.6)
Major bleeding 15/1,294 (1.2) 20/868 (2.3)
  Bleeding in critical organ 1/1,294 (0.1) 0/868 (0)
  Bleeding leading to reoperation 0/1,294 (0) 0/868 (0)
  Bleeding requiring of 1 unit of transfusion 14/1,294 (1.1) 20/868 (2.3)
  Bleeding contributing to death 0/1,294 (0) 0/868 (0)
Minor bleeding 31/1,294 (2.4) 11/868 (1.3)
  1. THA, total hip arthroplasty; TKA, total knee arthroplasty.