Effect of epidural magnesium on the incidence of chronic postoperative pain after video-assisted thoracic surgery.

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OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine whether the epidural administration of magnesium during the perioperative period decreased the incidence of chronic postoperative pain (CPOP) at 3 months after video-assisted thoracic surgery. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, and blinded. SETTING A university hospital. PARTICIPANTS Patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.jvca.2012.06.020

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