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2024 Mar 25



Chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP): an underestimated problem after incisional hernia treatment.


Widder A, Reese L, Lock JF, Wiegering A, Germer CT, Rittner HL, Dietz UA, Schlegel N, Meir M


Chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP) is a potential long-term problem following open incisional hernia repair which may affect the quality of life of patients despite successful anatomical repair of the hernia. The aim of this manuscript was to identify the incidence and outcome of patients following open incisional hernia repair in respect of risk factors to develop CPSP.