Safety of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs in Major Gastrointestinal Surgery: A Prospective, Multicenter Cohort Study

@article{Collaborative2017SafetyON,
  title={Safety of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs in Major Gastrointestinal Surgery: A Prospective, Multicenter Cohort Study},
  author={S. Collaborative and Shujing Jane Lim},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={41},
  pages={47-55}
}
  • S. Collaborative, Shujing Jane Lim
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • World Journal of Surgery
  • Background Significant safety concerns remain surrounding the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) following gastrointestinal surgery, leading to wide variation in their use. This study aimed to determine the safety profile of NSAIDs after major gastrointestinal surgery.MethodsConsecutive patients undergoing elective or emergency abdominal surgery with a minimum one-night stay during a 3-month study period were eligible for inclusion. The administration of any NSAID within 3… CONTINUE READING
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