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AAOS 2016: Similar rates of nonunion with acetaminophen/NSAIDs in humeral shaft fractures

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March 2016

AAOS 2016: Similar rates of nonunion with acetaminophen/NSAIDs in humeral shaft fractures

Vol: 5| Issue: 3| Number:12| ISSN#: 2564-2537
Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Versus Acetaminophen in Fracture Healing: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Contributing Authors:
NK Paschos D Giotis K Abuhemoud AD Georgoulis

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400 patients with humeral shaft fractures who were treated with conservative methods were included in this study and randomized to receive either ibuprofen or acetaminophen to determine their effects on rate of non-unions. Although comparable levels of non-union were found between groups, an association between increasing dosage and duration of treatment with rates of non and delayed union was ide...

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