Effects of a Single-Dose of Pre-Emptive Pregabalin on Postoperative Pain and Opioid Consumption After Double-Jaw Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

@article{Ahiskalioglu2016EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of a Single-Dose of Pre-Emptive Pregabalin on Postoperative Pain and Opioid Consumption After Double-Jaw Surgery: A Randomized Controlled Trial.},
  author={Ali Ahiskalioglu and İlker İnce and M. Ataman Aksoy and Ertan Yalçin and Elif Oral Ahiskalioglu and Adnan Kilinç},
  journal={Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons},
  year={2016},
  volume={74 1},
  pages={53.e1-7}
}
PURPOSE The effect of a single-dose of pre-emptive pregabalin is still unknown, although it is used as an adjuvant in controlling acute postoperative pain. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of pre-emptive single-dose pregabalin on postoperative acute pain and 24-hour opioid consumption in patients who underwent double-jaw surgery. PATIENTS AND METHODS Forty patients (18 to 45 yr old; American Society of Anesthesiologists status I to II) for whom elective double-jaw surgery… CONTINUE READING
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