NSAID use in first year after THA may be linked to increased revision rate medical study
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April 24, 2014
NEW ORLEANS – NSAID use can help predict the likelihood of revision total hip arthroplasty if it occurs within the first year following surgery, according to results of a study presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting.
…researchers utilized patient data from the Catalan Joint Registry to undertake a retrospective cohort study of 11,886 patients who underwent primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) from 2005 to 2012…
…Results of the survival analysis showed NSAID use within the first year postoperatively was associated via survival analysis with increased incidence of revision.