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2022 Feb 25

J Clin Transl Res



Evaluation of numerical rating scale and neuropathic pain symptom inventory pain scores in advanced ovarian carcinoma patients undergoing surgery and first-line chemotherapy.


Sarkar S, Pal R, Mahata S, Sahoo PK, Ghosh S, Chatterjee P, Vernekar M, Mandal S, Bera T, Nasare VD
J Clin Transl Res. 2022 Feb 25; 8(1):54-60.
PMID: 35187290.


Advanced epithelial ovarian cancer (OC) has a high disease manifestation with difficult-to-manage symptoms that limit the patients' functionality. Abdominal pain, persistent back pain, and neuropathic pain are among the common discomforts associated with OC and its treatment. Our study aims to determine pain scores in advanced OC patients undergoing surgery and chemotherapeutic treatment with carboplatin and paclitaxel.