Indian Journal of Pain

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2022  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 10--17

Postamputation pain: A narrative review


Samridhi Nanda1, Debesh Bhoi2, Virender Kumar Mohan2 
1 Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Sawai Man Singh Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Debesh Bhoi
Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
India

Postamputation phenomenon is commonly encountered in more than 80% of amputees. Due to the increasing burden of trauma and associated amputations, disability due to postamputation pain becomes rampant. In this review, we aim to describe the history, epidemiology, types and mechanisms of postamputation phenomenon, factors affecting its development, and the currently available treatment modalities – both pharmacological and nonpharmacological.


How to cite this article:
Nanda S, Bhoi D, Mohan VK. Postamputation pain: A narrative review.Indian J Pain 2022;36:10-17


How to cite this URL:
Nanda S, Bhoi D, Mohan VK. Postamputation pain: A narrative review. Indian J Pain [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 May 28 ];36:10-17
Available from: https://www.indianjpain.org/article.asp?issn=0970-5333;year=2022;volume=36;issue=1;spage=10;epage=17;aulast=Nanda;type=0