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Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 159732, 6 pages
Research Article

A Retrospective Study of Postmastectomy Pain Syndrome: Incidence, Characteristics, Risk Factors, and Influence on Quality of Life

1Department of Anesthesiology, Women’s Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, No. 2 Xueshi Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310006, China
2Department of Anesthesiology, First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310006, China

Received 8 September 2013; Accepted 5 November 2013

Academic Editors: J. M. Nesland and R. A. Steinbrook

Copyright © 2013 Yang Meijuan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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