Perioperative Nonselective Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs Are Not Associated with Anastomotic Leakage After Colorectal Surgery

@article{Saleh2014PerioperativeNN,
  title={Perioperative Nonselective Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs Are Not Associated with Anastomotic Leakage After Colorectal Surgery},
  author={Fady Saleh and Timothy D Jackson and Luciano Ambrosini and Joshua J. Gnanasegaram and Josephine Chi Hin Kwong and Fayez S. Quereshy and Allan Okrainec},
  journal={Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={18},
  pages={1398-1404}
}
Recent evidence raises concern about the use of perioperative non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use after colorectal resection. The purpose of this retrospective cohort study was to investigate the relationship between perioperative ketorolac use and anastomotic leakage after colorectal surgery. A retrospective review (2004–2011) was performed on patients who underwent elective colorectal surgery. Univariate analysis and multivariate logistic regression were used to evaluate the… CONTINUE READING
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