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Acute and chronic post-surgical pain after living liver donation: Incidence and predictors
Despite its prominence as a concern among potential surgical candidates, there is little information in the literature regarding the short- and long-term pain experience after living liver donation. We undertook a prospective ...
Perioperative gabapentin reduces 24 hour opioid consumption and improves in-hospital rehabilitation but not post-discharge outcomes following total knee arthroplasty with peripheral nerve block
(Oxford University Press, 2014-11)
Background. This study was designed to determine whether a 4 day perioperative regimen of gabapentin added to celecoxib improves in-hospital rehabilitation and physical function on postoperative day 4 and 6 weeks and 3 ...
Epidural Analgesia Provides Better Pain Management After Live Liver Donation: A Retrospective Study
Despite the increase in surgical volumes of live liver donation, there has been very little documentation of the postoperative pain experience. The primary aim of this study was to examine the difference in acute postoperative ...
Pregabalin Effective for the Prevention of Chronic Postsurgical Pain: Really? In response.
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2013-02)
Adding Gabapentin to a multimodal regimen does not reduce acute pain, opioid consumption or chronic pain after total hip arthroplasty
Background: Gabapentin (GPN) is effective in reducing post-operative pain and opioid consumption, but its effects with regional anesthesia for total hip arthroplasty (THA) are not known. We designed this study to determine ...
The Prevention of Chronic Postsurgical Pain Using Gabapentin and Pregabalin: A Combined Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2012-08)
BACKGROUND: Many clinical trials have demonstrated the effectiveness of gabapentin and pregabalin administration in the perioperative period as an adjunct to reduce acute postoperative pain. However, very few clinical ...
Gabapentin reduces preoperative anxiety and pain catastrophizing in highly anxious patients prior to major surgery: a blinded randomized placebo-controlled trial
Gabapentin is increasingly being used for the treatment of postoperative pain and a variety of psychiatric diseases, including chronic anxiety disorders. Trials have reported mixed results when gabapentin has been administered ...
Effect of total-body prehabilitation on postoperative outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Objective To systematically review the evidence of pre-operative exercise, known as ‘prehabilitation’, on peri- and postoperative outcomesin adult surgical populations.Design Systematic review and meta-analysis.Data sources ...
Preventive Analgesia: Quo Vadimus?
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2011-11)
The classic definition of preemptive analgesia requires 2 groups of patients to receive identical treatment before or after incision or surgery. The only difference between the 2 groups is the timing of administration of ...