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Pharmacology/Drug Development

2022 Aug 05

Curr Opin Anaesthesiol

Use of regional analgesia to prevent the conversion from acute to chronic pain.


Geradon P, Lavand'homme P
Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2022 Aug 05.
PMID: 35942702.


Chronic post-surgical pain (CPSP) prevalence has not changed over the past decades what questions the efficacy of preventive strategies. Regional analgesia is used to control acute pain, but preventive effect on CPSP remains debated. Failures and future application of regional analgesia to prevent transition from acute to chronic pain will be discussed.