The analgesic effect of intravenous dexmedetomidine was equivalent to that of a bilateral superficial cervical plexus block for post-thyroidectomy pain.
The study examined the effect of therapeutic suggestions played to patients through earphones during surgery on postoperative pain and opioid use.
For patients undergoing surgery, therapeutic suggestions played through earphones during general anesthesia can reduce postoperative pain and opioid use.
Factors associated with delayed opioid cessation and prolonged postoperative pain resolution following surgery were identified in this study.
Investigators compared the clinical benefit of the robotic platform for ventral hernia repair with that of the traditional laparoscopic approach.
For lower-limb revascularization surgery, use of neuraxial anesthesia is associated with reduced 30-day mortality and hospital length of stay.
Intravenous meloxicam given before and after colorectal surgery impacts patients’ pain intensity, recovery time, and length of stay.
Surgeons are more accurate than patients in predicting two-year patient-reported outcomes following lumbar surgery.
Modest depression, anxiety, and catastrophizing are predictors of patient improvements in pain relief following joint replacement surgery.
This trajectory analysis examined the predictive potential of quantitative sensory tests to track pain and disability after low back surgery.