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Human Studies

2022 Jul 04

BMC Anesthesiol



Clinical factors and pre-surgical depression scores predict pain intensity in cardiac surgery patients.


Gohari J, Grosman-Rimon L, Arazi M, Caspi-Avissar N, Granot D, Gleitman S, Badarny J, Lubovich A, Sudarsky D, Rimon J, Carasso S, Birati EY, Kachel E
BMC Anesthesiol. 2022 Jul 04; 22(1):204.
PMID: 35787245.


Severe pain is prevalent in cardiac surgery patients and can increase cardiac complications, morbidity and mortality. The objectives of the study were to assess perioperative pain intensity and to assess predictors of pain post-cardiac surgery, including clinical characteristics and depression.