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J Pain Res


Effects of Preoperative Electroacupuncture on Remifentanil-Induced Post-Infusion Hyperalgesia in Patients Undergoing Thyroidectomy: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial.


Electroacupuncture (EA) delivered one day before surgery could reduce postoperative pain. Remifentanil-induced post-infusion hyperalgesia (RPH) was occurred after exposure to high-dose remifentanil. This study aimed to investigate the effects of preoperative EA on RPH in patients undergoing thyroidectomy.