Administration of preemptive analgesia by diclofenac to prevent acute postcraniotomy headache.

@article{Simon2012AdministrationOP,
  title={Administration of preemptive analgesia by diclofenac to prevent acute postcraniotomy headache.},
  author={{\'E}. I. Simon and Judit B{\'a}nk and Judit G{\'a}l and P{\'e}ter S{\'i}r{\'o} and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Nov{\'a}k and B{\'e}la F{\"u}lesdi and Csilla Moln{\'a}r},
  journal={Ideggyogyaszati szemle},
  year={2012},
  volume={65 9-10},
  pages={302-6}
}
PURPOSE Postcraniotomy headache (PCH) is a frequent perioperative complication in neuroanesthesia. The aim of the present work was to assess the incidence of PCH and to test the efficacy and safety of preoperatively administered diclofenac. METHODS Patients undergoing craniotomies for intracranial tumor resections were enrolled. In the case group 100 mg… CONTINUE READING