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2020 Jun 16

J Pediatr Orthop

Effect of NSAID Use on Bone Healing in Pediatric Fractures: A Preliminary, Prospective, Randomized, Blinded Study.


Nuelle JAV, Coe KM, Oliver HA, Cook JL, Hoernschemeyer DG, Gupta SK
J Pediatr Orthop. 2020 Jun 16.
PMID: 32555047.


This study aimed to investigate if nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) used in the acute phase of bone healing in children with fractures result in delayed union or nonunion as compared with patients who do not take NSAIDs for pain control during this same time period.