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Comment & Response
July 2015

Selective vs Nonselective Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Anastomotic Leakage After Colorectal Surgery

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Surgery, University Hospital Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
JAMA Surg. 2015;150(7):685. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2015.0641

To the Editor We read with great interest the article by Hakkarainen et al1 published in JAMA Surgery, the results of which are intriguing. The authors report the results of a retrospective cohort study of patients undergoing bariatric or colorectal surgery using data from the Surgical Care and Outcomes Assessment Program linked to the Washington State Comprehensive Abstract Reporting System.1