Risk factors for acute and chronic postoperative pain in patients with benign and malignant renal disease after nephrectomy.

@article{Gerbershagen2009RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for acute and chronic postoperative pain in patients with benign and malignant renal disease after nephrectomy.},
  author={Hans J{\"u}rgen Gerbershagen and Oguzhan Dagtekin and Tim Rothe and Axel Heidenreich and Kathrin Gerbershagen and Rainer Sabatowski and Frank W Petzke and Enver Ozg{\"u}r},
  journal={European journal of pain},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 8},
  pages={853-60}
}
AIMS This longitudinal study was performed in order to analyze the incidence of and perioperative risk factors for the development of chronic postsurgical pain (CPSP) in patients after nephrectomy. METHODS For baseline data acquisition, valid instruments were used for scoring sociodemographic, psychological, psychosocial, pain, pain treatment, and comorbidity factors: the Mainz Pain Staging System (MPSS) for pain chronicity, the Chronic Pain Grading Questionnaire (CPGQ), the Neuropathic Pain… CONTINUE READING
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