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Name: Journal of neurosurgery. Spine
Acute postoperative pain is associated with the development of persistent postsurgical pain, but it is unclear which aspect is most estimable.
Postoperative pain control after urogynecologic surgery has traditionally been opioid centered with frequent narcotic administration. Few studies have addressed optimal pain control strategies for vag...
We would like to thank Dr Taif Mukhdomi and DR Mark C. Kendall at Rhode Island Hospital for their interest in our paper and for taking the time to express their concerns. In their letter to the editor...
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Peroperative opioids are known to induce N-Methyl-D-Aspartate dependent enhancement of postoperative hyperalgesia. For patients with current opioid treatment, these phenomena could be exag...
There are two options for postoperative pain management: opioid and non-opioid analgesia. Pain outcomes will be compared in patients undergoing ureteroscopy and percutaneous nephrolithotom...
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Persistent postoperative pain occurs up to 25 to 60 % after mastectomy. This occurs at a higher frequency than the rate of invasive surgery.Therefore, many ways have been tried to study ri...
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A nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent with potent analgesic and antiarthritic properties. It has been shown to be effective in the treatment of OSTEOARTHRITIS; RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; ankylosing SPONDYLITIS; and in the alleviation of postoperative pain (PAIN, POSTOPERATIVE).
Factors that can cause or prevent the outcome of interest, are not intermediate variables, and are not associated with the factor(s) under investigation. They give rise to situations in which the effects of two processes are not separated, or the contribution of causal factors cannot be separated, or the measure of the effect of exposure or risk is distorted because of its association with other factors influencing the outcome of the study.
Pain during the period after surgery.
A narcotic analgesic that can be used for the relief of most types of moderate to severe pain, including postoperative pain and the pain of labor. Prolonged use may lead to dependence of the morphine type; withdrawal symptoms appear more rapidly than with morphine and are of shorter duration.
Pain is a feeling (sharp or dull) triggered in the nervous system which can be transient or constant. Pain can be specific to one area of the body eg back, abdomen or chest or more general all over the body eg muscles ache from the flu. Without pain ...
Surgery is a technology consisting of a physical intervention on tissues. All forms of surgery are considered invasive procedures; so-called "noninvasive surgery" usually refers to an excision that does not penetrate the structure being exci...