Breast Cancer Surgery
Intraoperative systemic lidocaine may reduce chronic persistent postmastectomy pain at 6 months after surgery.
COX-2 inhibition in the perioperative period does not further reduce persistent pain after breast cancer surgery.
Only patients for whom sentinel lymph node biopsy is positive should undergo axillary dissection
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