Seattle, Washington 98195

  • Postoperative Pain


The purpose of this study is to determine if dynamic psychophysical testing along with genetic screening will allow to identify pre-operatively women who will suffer severe acute pain post-operatively and the subset who may experience chronic pain following cesarean section.


Inclusion Criteria: - Women age 18-50 scheduled for an elective cesarean section (1st or 2nd cesarean section) Exclusion Criteria: Women who: - have taken opioids, acetaminophen, or NSAIDs 48 hrs prior to psychophysical testing - have had more than two previous cesarean sections - have a vertical abdominal incision from a prior cesarean section - are non-English speaking - have mental health issues - have a failure of spinal anesthetic and require conversion to general anesthesia - have a vertical uterine incision performed during ongoing cesarean section - have a previous vertical uterine scar discovered during ongoing cesarean section



Primary Contact:

Lisa Y Flint, BS
Phone: (206) 543-7817

Backup Contact:

Katrina L Golub, MPH
Phone: (206) 616-9209

Location Contact:

Seattle, Washington 98195
United States

Lisa Y Flint, BS
Phone: 206-543-2187

Site Status: Recruiting

Data Source:

Date Processed: September 27, 2021

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