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Table 4 Percentages of patients with their painDETCET score 7-days postoperatively and 6-months postoperatively

From: Epidural analgesia is not superior to systemic postoperative analgesia with regard to preventing chronic or neuropathic pain after thoracotomy

PainDETECT score 7-days postop. 6-months postop.
n n
EDA CRO EDA CRO
0-12 90% 83% 90% 90%
13-18 3% 14% 9% 11%
> 19 3% 0% 0% 0%
  1. N, Number of patients; EDA, Epidural Group; CRO, Controlled-release oxycodone Group.