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The purpose of this prospective, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled study was to determine if pregabalin, when given perioperatively in addition to patient-controlled analgesia morphine, p...
Persistent post-surgical pain is defined as pain localized to the area of surgery of at least 2-month duration and is unfortunately a common complication after breast cancer surgery. While there is in...
Pregabalin is an anticonvulsant and analgesic designed to treat neuropathic pain and partial seizure disorders and has been available in Australia as a prescription medication since 2005. Studies have...
A Single Preoperative Administration of Dexamethasone, Low-dose Pregabalin, or a Combination of the Two, in Spinal Surgery does not Provide a Better Analgesia than a Multimodal Analgesic Protocol Alone.
A single perioperative dose of glucocorticoid or gabapentinoid, or a combination of the two, may improve postoperative analgesia, but data are still too insufficient to be conclusive. In this single-c...
The investigators propose a pilot clinical trial on the use of perioperative pregabalin in order to decrease ureteral stent related symptoms and decrease opioid usage after ureteroscopy wi...
Chronic post thoracotomy pain syndrome (CPTPS) is a significant problem that has important effects on patients' daily activities. The severity of postoperative pain and the central sensiti...
This study is designed to assess: 1. The impact of taking perioperative pregabalin on the incidence of chronic neuropathic pain and postthoracotomy syndrome at 3 months in patients...
The investigators hypothesize that perioperative oral administration of pregabalin would reduce postoperative pain and produce reduction in postoperative opioid consumption after anterior ...
The aim of the study is to investigate if perioperative administration of pregabalin vil reduce postoperative pain and the postoperative need for intravenous opioids compared with todays s...
A neuropsychological test designed to assess different memory functions. It may incorporate an optional cognitive exam (Brief Cognitive Status Exam) that helps to assess memory related cognitive function.
Cognitive disorders including delirium, dementia, and other cognitive disorders. These may be the result of substance use, trauma, or other causes.
A gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) derivative that functions as a CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKER and is used as an ANTICONVULSANT as well as an ANTI-ANXIETY AGENT. It is also used as an ANALGESIC in the treatment of NEUROPATHIC PAIN and FIBROMYALGIA.
The time periods immediately before, during and following a surgical operation.
Nursing care of the surgical patient before, during, and after surgery.
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...