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Official Journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Table 3 Comparison of non-selective NSAIDs (N-NSAIDs) versus selective NSAIDs (S-NSAIDs)

From: Selective versus non-selective NSAIDs as prophylaxis for heterotopic ossification following hip arthroplasty: a meta-analysis

Degree of HO N-NSAID S-NSAID OR 95% CI I2 (\({\varvec{\chi}}\)2) P
Brooker 0 69.4% (574 of 793) 68.4% (504 of 709) 0.99 0.78 to 1.26 63% (P = 0.008) 0.9
Brooker 1 22.7% (164 of 793) 23.4% (158 of 709) 1.04 0.80 to 1.35 45% (P = 0.08) 0.8
Brooker 2 6.7% (46 of 793) 5.6% (34 of 709) 0.99 0.59 to 1.67 0% (P = 0.8) 0.9
Brooker 3 1.0% (8 of 793) 1.3% (8 of 709) 0.69 0.34 to 0.41 18% (P = 0.3) 0.3
Brooker 4 0.1% (1 of 793) 0.3% (1 of 709) 0.61 0.14 to 2.56 0% (P = 0.5) 0.5