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2021 May 13

Eur J Pain

Long-term opioid treatment and endocrine measures in chronic non-cancer pain patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Diasso PDK, Benedikte FS, Nielsen SD, Main KM, Sjøgren P, Kurita GP
Eur J Pain. 2021 May 13.
PMID: 33982828.


Long-term opioid treatment (L-TOT) of chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) patients has been suspected to alter the endocrine system. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed at investigating the published evidence of L-TOT effects on the endocrine system in adult CNCP patients.