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Case Reports
Published online: 2016-09-13
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A patient with atrial fibrilation treated with a novel oral anticoagulatnt who underwent an episode of gastrointestinal bleeding

Damian Krzysztof Kaufmann, Ewa Lewicka, Grzegorz Raczak
DOI: 10.5603/FC.a2016.0073
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Folia Cardiologica 2016;11(6):529-531.

open access

Vol 11, No 6 (2016)
Case Reports
Published online: 2016-09-13

Abstract

Anticoagulation increases three times the risk of major gastrointestinal bleeding. We present a case of a patient with chronic atrial fibrilation treated with novel oral anticoagulant who was admitted to hospital because of another episode of gastrointestinal bleeding.

Abstract

Anticoagulation increases three times the risk of major gastrointestinal bleeding. We present a case of a patient with chronic atrial fibrilation treated with novel oral anticoagulant who was admitted to hospital because of another episode of gastrointestinal bleeding.

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Keywords

atrial fibrilation, gastrointestinal bleeding, NOAC

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Title

A patient with atrial fibrilation treated with a novel oral anticoagulatnt who underwent an episode of gastrointestinal bleeding

Journal

Folia Cardiologica

Issue

Vol 11, No 6 (2016)

Pages

529-531

Published online

2016-09-13

DOI

10.5603/FC.a2016.0073

Bibliographic record

Folia Cardiologica 2016;11(6):529-531.

Keywords

atrial fibrilation
gastrointestinal bleeding
NOAC

Authors

Damian Krzysztof Kaufmann
Ewa Lewicka
Grzegorz Raczak

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