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The Prevalence of Chronic Pain and Continued Opioid Use After Cardiac Surgery

2018-01-31 14:05:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The authors propose to evaluate the prevalence of chronic post-operative pain (CPOP) and continued opioid use in the population that has undergone cardiac surgery at the Montreal Heart Institute. In addition, the authors wish to evaluate the presence of known risk factors for CPOP in this population.

Description

This study will use a 15-minute telephone survey to prospectively evaluate the prevalence and intensity of chronic pain 6 months and 1 year after cardiac surgery. Data on the level of post-operative pain experienced on days 1 to 4, at the time of surgery, as well as opioid consumption, adjuvant pain treatments and other variables of interest that are currently recorded prospectively at time of surgery will be culled from patient charts. Additionally, the possibility of continued opioid use by patients at 6 months post-surgery will be evaluated.

Study Design

Conditions

Chronic Pain

Intervention

observation

Location

Montreal Heart Institute
Montréal
Quebec
Canada
H1T 1C8

Status

Recruiting

Source

Montreal Heart Institute

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