Cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors and knee prosthesis surgery

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Meunier, Andreas;
  • Publisher: Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press
  • Subject: knee replacement | Surgical blood loss | Arthroplasty | Postoperative pain | Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents | Sulfonamides | Isoxazoles | Fracture healing | administration & dosage | Kirurgi | Pyrazoles | Cyclooxygenase inhibitors | Surgery
    mesheuropmc: musculoskeletal diseases

Adverse effects of cyclooxygenase (COX) inhibitors on bone healing have previously been demonstrated in diaphyseal fracture models in animals. In spite of that, they are widely used as postoperative analgesics in orthopaedic surgery. After joint replacement, a bone repa... View more
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