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Celecoxib reduces pain and rescue narcotic usage compared to placebo in hip arthroscopy

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October 2014

Celecoxib reduces pain and rescue narcotic usage compared to placebo in hip arthroscopy

Vol: 3| Issue: 10| Number:35| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Efficacy of celecoxib for pain management after arthroscopic surgery of hip: a prospective randomized placebo-controlled study

Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol. 2014 Aug;24(6):919-23.

Contributing Authors:
Z Zhang W Zhu L Zhu Y Du

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53 patients undergoing arthroscopic hip surgery were randomized to preoperative oral administration of either a COX-2 inhibitor (celecoxib 200mg) or placebo. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of preoperative celecoxib for postoperative analgesia. Pain, narcotic consumption, the SF-12 and time to discharge from recovery were evaluated. In patients who received celecoxib, pain a...

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