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2021 Mar 17

J Neurosurg Anesthesiol

Diclofenac Is Superior to Paracetamol in Postoperative Pain Scores and Analgesic Consumption in Supratentorial Craniotomy With No Difference in Platelet and Clot Function: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial.


The use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in neurosurgery remains controversial because of potential risk of hematoma formation secondary to platelet dysfunction. This study aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of diclofenac compared with paracetamol for the management of postcraniotomy pain.