• Indomethacin may increase the risk of heterotopic ossification after distal biceps repair

    5 monthes ago - By Healio

    CHICAGO - Patients treated with indomethacin after a two-incision distal biceps repair experienced eight-times greater odds of developing heterotopic ossification, according to results presented here.
    Raffy Mirzayan , MD, and colleagues recorded demographic information, time from injury to surgery, tourniquet time and development of heterotopic ossification among patients who underwent a two-incision distal biceps repair. Researchers identified patients who were prescribed any NSAIDs and reviewed medical records to confirm compliance of indomethacin.
    Of the 784 patients who underwent
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