Indomethacin equivalent to irradiation to prevent postoperative heterotopic ossification
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OrthoEvidence. Indomethacin equivalent to irradiation to prevent postoperative heterotopic ossification. ACE Report. 2014;3(8):11. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/5222
Indomethacin compared with localized irradiation for the prevention of heterotopic ossification following surgical treatment of acetabular fracturesJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2001 Dec;83-A(12):1783-8
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166 patients with an acetabular fracture treated surgically were randomized to receive postoperative indomethacin or localized irradiation as potential prophylaxis against heterotopic ossification. There were also sixteen additional patients who were randomized but did not receive treatment with either prophylactic regime that was unable to comply with the regimen to which they were assigned. At a...
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