Myocardial infarction and individual nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs meta-analysis of observational studies

@inproceedings{VarasLorenzo2013MyocardialIA,
  title={Myocardial infarction and individual nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs meta-analysis of observational studies},
  author={Cristina Varas-Lorenzo and Nuria Riera-Guardia and Brian Calingaert and Jordi Castellsague and Francesco Salvo and Federica Nicotra and Miriam C. J. M. Sturkenboom and Susana Perez-Gutthann},
  booktitle={Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review of observational studies on the risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) with use of individual nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). METHODS A search of Medline (PubMed) for observational studies published from 1990 to 2011 identified 3829 articles; 31 reported relative risk (RR) of AMI with use of individual NSAIDs versus nonuse of NSAIDs. Information abstracted in a standardized form from 25 publications was used for the meta-analysis on… CONTINUE READING

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