Duration of treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and impact on risk of death and recurrent myocardial infarction in patients with prior myocardial infarction: a nationwide cohort study.

@article{Olsen2011DurationOT,
  title={Duration of treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and impact on risk of death and recurrent myocardial infarction in patients with prior myocardial infarction: a nationwide cohort study.},
  author={Anne-Marie Schjerning Olsen and Emil Loldrup Fosb\ol and Jesper Lindhardsen and Fredrik Folke and Mette Charlot and Christian Selmer and Morten Lamberts and Jonas Bjerring Olesen and Lars Valeur K\ober and Peter Riis Hansen and Christian Torp-Pedersen and Gunnar Hilmar Gislason},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2011},
  volume={123 20},
  pages={2226-35}
}
BACKGROUND Despite the fact that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are contraindicated among patients with established cardiovascular disease, many receive NSAID treatment for a short period of time. However, little is known about the association between NSAID treatment duration and risk of cardiovascular disease. We therefore studied the duration of NSAID treatment and cardiovascular risk in a nationwide cohort of patients with prior myocardial infarction (MI). METHODS AND… CONTINUE READING
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