Study to Test the Value of a Pain Modulation Test in Predicting Persistent Postoperative Pain After Breast Cancer Surgery (PREDO)
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The purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis that a preoperative test of pain modulation predicts persistent pain 4 months after breast cancer surgery. In addition, a risk score for the prediction of persistent pain will be developed from parameters available before surgery.
Condition or disease
Chronic PainAcute Pain
Other: comprehensive preoperative testing for risk factors of persistent postoperative pain
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
women scheduled for any type of breast cancer surgery in a university hospital breast cancer center
age >=18 years
American Society of Anesthesiology functional status I-III
able to read and understand the information sheet and give informed consent