Influence of the Menstrual Cycle Phase on Pain Perception and Analgesic Requirements in Young Women Undergoing Gynecological Laparoscopy

Alba Piroli, Antonella Mattei, Gaspare Carta, Angela D'Alfonso, Patrizia Palermo, Franco Marinangeli, Benedetta Alfonsi, Ambra Testa, Chiara Pasquale, Giustino Varrassi, Antonella Paladini
  • Pain Practice, November 2018, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/papr.12727

Menstrual cycle influences peri-operative pain perception.

What is it about?

This study has demonstrated the influence of the menstrual cycle on pain perception after gynecological surgery

Why is it important?

Clinically, this study may help the surgeons to perform their interventions in young women, considering their menstral cycle phase. It could help to have a more comfortable post-operative period.


Professor Giustino Varrassi
Paolo Procacci Foundation

The results of this study could represent a good base for further investigations on the topic.

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