Mastectomy

Systemic Lidocaine May Be Effective for Postmastectomy Pain

Systemic Lidocaine May Be Effective for Postmastectomy Pain

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Intraoperative systemic lidocaine may reduce chronic persistent postmastectomy pain at 6 months after surgery.

Optimal Management of Post-mastectomy Pain Syndrome

Optimal Management of Post-mastectomy Pain Syndrome

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Limited data suggest antidepressants, topical capsaicin, and fat grafting may reduce pain associated with post-mastectomy pain syndrome, but more and better studies are needed to determine optimal management for this debilitating condition.

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