The Preventive Value of Epidural Calcitonin in Patients with Lower Limb Amputation.

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Background Postamputation pain is highly prevalent after limb amputation with neuropathic nature; calcitonin may effectively relieve many neuropathic pain states. Design Double-blind randomized multicenter study. Setting Our study hypothesis is to evaluate the preventive value of epidural calcitonin on postoperative pain, grade of phantom pain, and the… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/pm/pnw249

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@article{Yousef2017ThePV, title={The Preventive Value of Epidural Calcitonin in Patients with Lower Limb Amputation.}, author={Ayman Abdelmaksoud Yousef and Amr M Aborahma}, journal={Pain medicine}, year={2017}, volume={18 9}, pages={1745-1751} }