Exploring Local Literature Bias: A Critical Evaluation of Iranian Trials on the Efficacy of Psychotherapy for Chronic Pain

Ali Zia-Tohidi; Zahra Shamshiri; Fatemeh Askari; Manijeh Firoozi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 177-188


  Background: Seeking local evidence on treatment efficacy is necessary if cultural factors are involved, as in psychotherapy for Chronic Pain (CP). Yet, local evidence is known to be prone to bias, making it difficult to reach reliable conclusions.Objectives: This study aimed to critically evaluate our ...  Read More

Adjuvant Perioperative Intravenous Lidocaine is Effective and Safe for Postoperative Pain Management and Rehabilitation in Gynecology Surgery: A Randomized, Single-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

Raymond Ndikontar; Roddy Stephan Bengono Bengono; Albert Ludovic Amengle; Joel Noutakdie Tochie; Bonaventure Jemea; Junette Metogo Mbengono; Paul Owono Etoundi; Jacqueline Ze Minkande

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 131-137


  Background: There is scant data on the effectiveness and safety of adjuvant perioperative intravenous (IV) lidocaine in procuring postoperative analgesia and rehabilitation in gynecology surgery in low-resource settings.Objectives: To evaluate the effects of IV lidocaine on postoperative pain and rehabilitation ...  Read More

Assessment of Inflammatory Markers in the Epidural Infusion of Bupivacaine-Fentanyl Compared to Morphine Bolus Injection in Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgeries

Seyed Jalal Madani; Majid Saeedi; Mohammad Saeed Gheasi; Masoud Saghafinia; Seyed Mohammad Reza Amouzegar; Ali Bahramifar; Vahid Shahkarami

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2020, , Pages 112-116


  Background: Gastrointestinal surgery is one of the procedures that result to produce inflammatory reactions and pain to patients. Administrate of high-safe analgesia in surgery is very essential, to reduce pain and improve inflammatory reactions. Objectives: The present study compared inflammatory markers ...  Read More