[Postoperative analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of rofecoxib after total knee replacement].

@article{Feng2004PostoperativeAA,
  title={[Postoperative analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of rofecoxib after total knee replacement].},
  author={Yi Feng and Hui Ju and Ba-xian Yang and Hai-yan An and Yan-yan Zhou},
  journal={Zhonghua wai ke za zhi [Chinese journal of surgery]},
  year={2004},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={617-21}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the analgesic efficacy and systemic anti-inflammation of preoperative cyclooxygenase-2 nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug, rofecoxib, after total knee replacement (TKR). METHODS Thirty patients underwent elective knee replacement were randomly given oral rofecoxib 25 mg (group RE, n = 15) or placebo (group E, n = 15) 1 hour prior to… CONTINUE READING