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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Winkler, Sebastian; Springorum, Hans-Robert; Vaitl, Tobias; Handel, Martin; Barta, Sabine; Kehl, Victoria; Craiovan, Benjamin; Grifka, Joachim 
Title:
Comparative clinical study of the prophylaxis of heterotopic ossifications after total hip arthroplasty using etoricoxib or diclofenac. 
Abstract:
This study investigated whether etoricoxib (COX-II blocker) has a superior efficacy of preventing heterotopic ossification (HO) after total hip arthroplasty (THA) compared to diclofenac (non-selective NSAID).One hundred patients were included (50 in each group) in this single centre, prospective, double-blinded, randomized, controlled trial. Etoricoxib (90 mg) was administered once and diclofenac (75 mg) twice per day for a perioperative period of nine days. The incidence of HO was evaluated on...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int Orthop 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
40 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
673-80 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0341-2695 
TUM Institution:
Fakultät für Medizin (Medizindidaktik, TUMCells, ZPF, MSZ; Profs. Tschöp bis 2015); Institut für Medizinische Statistik und Epidemiologie