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Risk factors for postoperative shoulder pain after laparoscopic cholecystectomy were not clear. Moreover, risk factors for postoperative emesis specially for this surgery were not detailed and accurate. The present study is a prospective cohort study to identify risk factors for shoulder pain and emesis within 24 hours in Chinese patients after laparoscopic cholecystectomy under general anesthesia.
The present study is a prospective cohort study to identify risk factors for shoulder pain and emesis within 24 hours in Chinese patients after laparoscopic cholecystectomy under general anesthesia.
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective
Department of Anesthesiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital
Taipei Veterans General Hospital,Taiwan
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:53-0400
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Unilateral or bilateral pain of the shoulder. It is often caused by physical activities such as work or sports participation, but may also be pathologic in origin.
Rapidly destructive shoulder joint and bone disease found mainly in elderly, and predominantly in women. It is characterized by SHOULDER PAIN; JOINT INSTABILITY; and the presence of crystalline CALCIUM PHOSPHATES in the SYNOVIAL FLUID. It is associated with ROTATOR CUFF INJURIES.
Replacement for a SHOULDER JOINT.
Also called the shoulder blade, it is a flat triangular bone, a pair of which form the back part of the shoulder girdle.
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