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The hypothesis of this study is that the efficacy of the transdermal fentanyl matrix is not inferior to the gabapentin in neuropathic pain.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
transdermal fentanyl matrix, gabapentin
Seoul National University, College of Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, SMG-SNU Boramae Medical Center
Korea, Republic of
Enrolling by invitation
Seoul National University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:33-0400
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