[Preemptive analgesia for postoperative pain after frontotemporal craniotomy].

Abstract

Two thirds of patients suffer from moderate to severe pain after frontotemporal craniotomy. We think neurosurgeons must try to reduce the postoperative pain, which may induce postoperative hypertension, restlessness, and pathological pains. To investigate how preemptive analgesia effects postoperative pain, we assessed the pain in 20 consecutive patients… (More)

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@article{Honnma2002PreemptiveAF, title={[Preemptive analgesia for postoperative pain after frontotemporal craniotomy].}, author={Toshimi Honnma and Toshio Imaizumi and Masahiko Chiba and Jun ichi Niwa}, journal={No shinkei geka. Neurological surgery}, year={2002}, volume={30 2}, pages={171-4} }