Long-term cardiovascular risk of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use according to time passed after first-time myocardial infarction: a nationwide cohort study.

@article{Olsen2012LongtermCR,
  title={Long-term cardiovascular risk of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use according to time passed after first-time 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 Jonas Bjerring Olesen and Morten Lamberts and Martin H Ruwald and Lars Valeur K\ober and Peter Riis Hansen and Christian Torp-Pedersen and Gunnar Hilmar Gislason},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2012},
  volume={126 16},
  pages={1955-63}
}
BACKGROUND The cardiovascular risk after the first myocardial infarction (MI) declines rapidly during the first year. We analyzed whether the cardiovascular risk associated with using nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) was associated with the time elapsed following first-time MI. METHODS AND RESULTS We identified patients aged 30 years or older admitted with first-time MI in 1997 to 2009 and subsequent NSAID use by individual-level linkage of nationwide registries of… CONTINUE READING