Indomethacin and celecoxib impair rotator cuff tendon-to-bone healing.

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BACKGROUND Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are commonly prescribed after rotator cuff repair. These agents can impair bone formation, but no studies have evaluated their impact on tendon-to-bone healing. HYPOTHESIS Traditional nonselective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and cyclooxygenase-2-specific nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs… (More)

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