AAOS2019: Assessing the impact of celecoxib on tendon healing after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair
Healing Rates after Rotator Cuff Repair for Patients Taking Either Celecoxib or Placebo: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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79 patients scheduled for an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair were randomized to receive pre- and postoperative celecoxib or placebo for 3 weeks. The outcome of interest was healing rate, and follow up was performed at 1 year. The findings from the study found no significant differences in healing rate between the celecoxib and placebo groups, despite a difference in healing rate of 19.4%. Readers...
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