Postoperative use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in patients with anastomotic leakage requiring reoperation after colorectal resection: cohort study based on prospective data

@inproceedings{Klein2012PostoperativeUO,
  title={Postoperative use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in patients with anastomotic leakage requiring reoperation after colorectal resection: cohort study based on prospective data},
  author={Mads Klein and Ismail G{\"o}genur and Jacob Rosenberg},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2012}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effect of postoperative use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on anastomotic leakage requiring reoperation after colorectal resection. DESIGN Cohort study based on data from a prospective clinical database and electronically registered medical records. SETTING Six major colorectal centres in eastern Denmark. PARTICIPANTS 2766 patients (1441 (52%) men) undergoing elective operation for colorectal cancer with colonic or rectal resection and primary… CONTINUE READING