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Chronic Postoperative Inguinal Pain (CPIP)

  • Wolfgang Reinpold
  • David Chen
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Abstract

It is well established that almost every surgical intervention may lead to chronic pain. According to published trials with systematic data collection, the highest chronic pain rates are reported after leg amputation, thoracotomy, and breast surgery with 60%, 50%, and 30%, respectively [1].

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chefarzt der Chirurgischen Abteilung und Referenzzentrum für HernienchirurgieWilhelmsburger Krankenhaus Groß-Sand, Kooperationspartner der Klinik Fleetinsel, Präsident der Deutschen HerniengesellschaftHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Department of SurgeryLichtenstein-Amid Hernia Clinic, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of CaliforninaLos AngelesUSA

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