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

Bhandari, Mohit
May 2004
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/11/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 10, p1540
Academic Journal
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.


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