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Chronic pain after hysterectomy

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BACKGROUND: Chronic pain is a well-known adverse effect of surgery, but the risk of chronic pain after gynaecological surgery is less established. METHOD: This review summarizes studies on chronic pain following hysterectomy. The underlying mechanisms and risk factors for the development of chronic post-hysterectomy pain are discussed. RESULTS AND CONCLUSION: Chronic pain is reported by 5-32% of women after hysterectomy. A guideline is proposed for future prospective studies
Udgivelsesdato: 2008/3
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftActa Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica
Vol/bind52
Udgave nummer3
Sider (fra-til)327-331
Antal sider4
ISSN0001-5172
StatusUdgivet - 2008

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