Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs as a trigger of clinical heart failure.


BACKGROUND Two recent studies estimated that users of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have a two-fold increase in risk of hospitalization for congestive heart failure and that this effect is larger among patients with preexisting cardiovascular diseases. METHODS To evaluate the association between NSAID use and the risk of first-diagnosed… (More)


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