Pain following hysterectomy: epidemiological and clinical aspects.

@article{Brandsborg2012PainFH,
  title={Pain following hysterectomy: epidemiological and clinical aspects.},
  author={Birgitte Brandsborg},
  journal={Danish medical journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={59 1},
  pages={B4374}
}
It is well known that different surgical procedures like amputation, thoracotomy, inguinal herniotomy, and mastectomy are associated with a risk of developing chronic postsurgical pain. Hysterectomy is the most frequent gynecological procedure with an annual frequency of 5000 hysterectomies for a benign indication in Denmark, but is has not previously been documented in detail to what extent this procedure leads to chronic pain. The aim of this PhD thesis was therefore to describe the… CONTINUE READING
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