Cardiac surgery common source of pain two years after procedure
(dailyRx News) We expect surgery to help heal a painful condition, but sometimes the procedure can lead to a new type of pain. Researchers behind a new study explored post-op pain after heart surgery.
The researchers followed patients for two years after having heart surgery and measured their postoperative pain, analyzing the rate and risk factors for pain.
The researchers found that just under 10 percent of patients still experienced persistent pain two years after their heart surgery.
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