TITLE

Does perioperative oral rofecoxib therapy improve functional recovery after knee replacement surgery?

AUTHOR(S)
Bhandari, Mohit
PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/11/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 10, p1540
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study that examined the effect of perioperative oral rofecoxib therapy on the functional recovery after a knee replacement surgery in patients. Details of outcomes for the administration of oral rofecoxib therapy or placebo in patients; Significance of cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors in the treatment of acute postoperative pain; Implications of the study.
ACCESSION #
12969261

 

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