Frequency of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-associated ulcers.

  title={Frequency of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-associated ulcers.},
  author={Hideyuki Hiraishi and Ryo Oki and Kohei Tsuchida and Naoto Yoshitake and Keiichi Tominaga and Koji Kusano and Takashi Hashimoto and Mitsunori Maeda and Takako Sasai and Tadahito Shimada},
  journal={Clinical journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={5 3},
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are widely used for treatment of orthopedic diseases, inflammatory diseases, etc., and low-dose aspirin is a common antiplatelet therapy given mainly for secondary prevention of atherothrombosis (e.g., myocardial infarction and cerebral infarction). As to the history of NSAID-induced gastric mucosal injury in… CONTINUE READING