What is the role of drug treatment for hip arthroscopy?

Updated: Feb 05, 2021
  • Author: Bart Eastwood, DO; Chief Editor: Dinesh Patel, MD, FACS  more...
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The goals of pharmacotherapy are to reduce morbidity and prevent complications. A standard-dose nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) or aspirin is used for prophylaxis of heterotopic ossification for at least 3 weeks after hip arthroscopy.


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