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Post op day zero TKR

B J R F Bolland, D J Culliford, J Maskell, J M Latham, D G Dunlop, N K Arden
OBJECTIVE: To determine the use of oral anti-inflammatory drugs in the year before and the 2 years after primary total hip (THR) or knee (TKR) replacement, and whether this varies according to Body mass Index (BMI). DESIGN: 28,068 THR's and 24,364 TKR's, with five matched controls per case were identified from the General Practitioner Research Database. Anti-inflammatory usage was categorized into "zero coverage" - no prescribed anti-inflammatory medication and ">80% coverage" - prescribed anti-inflammatory medication for greater than 80% of the days in the year...
January 2011: Osteoarthritis and Cartilage
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