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Cryoanalgesia in the management of pain after thoracotomy.
  1. C J Glynn,
  2. J W Lloyd,
  3. J D Barnard

    Abstract

    The demand for postoperative analgesia was compared between 29 patients treated with cryoanalgesia to the relevant intercostal nerves during thoracotomy and a control group who did not have cryoanalgesia. The cryoanalgesia group required significantly less (p < 0.005) postoperative analgesia than did the control group.

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