Risk of anastomotic leakage with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs within an enhanced recovery program

Abstract

Anastomotic leakage is a serious complication after colorectal resection. Recent studies suggest that nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may increase the risk of anastomotic leakage. We investigated this association in our enhanced recovery population. Patients undergoing an elective colon or rectal resection with primary anastomosis because of malignancy… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11605-015-3010-1

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