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2024 Jun 14

Br J Anaesth


Preoperative pain sensitivity and its correlation with postoperative acute and chronic pain: a systematic review and meta-analysis.


Wu F, Liu J, Zheng L, Chen C, Basnet D, Zhang J, Shen C, Feng X, Sun Y, Du X, Zheng JC, Liu J


Preoperative pain sensitivity (PPS) can be associated with postsurgical pain. However, estimates of this association are scarce. Confirming this correlation is essential to identifying patients at high risk for severe postoperative pain and for developing analgesic strategy. This systematic review and meta-analysis summarises PPS and assessed its correlation with postoperative pain.