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2019 Oct-Dec

Indian J Palliat Care



Effect of Perioperative Pregabalin on Incidence of Chronic Postmastectomy Pain Syndrome: A Prospective Randomized Placebo-Controlled Pilot Study.


Vig S, Kumar V, Deo S, Bhan S, Mishra S, Bhatnagar S
Indian J Palliat Care. 2019 Oct-Dec; 25(4):508-513.
PMID: 31673203.


Breast cancer is the most common malignancy among women. Chronic pain after breast surgeries is a well-known entity and is mainly neuropathic in nature. The primary aim of this study was to assess the effect of pregabalin given as preventive analgesic on the incidence of chronic postmastectomy pain.